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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 20, 1930, Mason City, Iowa C 0 P tUriLON E R HIS MEM a ART TEPi QF IOWA lPS MO I M ES I A North Iowas DAILY PAPER for the Home VVVWTT JCXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS GHBORS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY TOW A TTTTTPgn A V MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY UNITED PRESS ANO INTERNATIONAL HOME Sought to Lead Drys Successor to Wheel er Reported Badly Needed By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 20 CPA it is true as often as serted that no man S3 so indis pensable in any post that his place cannot ade quately be filled by another but occasionally 11 does happen that it is mighty hard to find the right individual to suc ceed to some job from which a particularly cap able incumbent has been elimin ated f cause distinctly has Irora such a difficulty since the death of Wayne B Wheeler as its real tho not officially so labeled leader While drys may deny that It has Been materially weakened in the or two the roost ardent them hardly can dispute that It lacks today the unity and the vig orously aggressive policy which he gave to it If it had not lost ground and drys do dispute that the net results of the last congres sional elections can properly be thus at least it has been maneuvered into a defensive under Wayne B it never was for an Instant either in itsearly uphill period or at any time during Its triumphant post eighteenth amendment era XTOT TO WASTE words on a mere pretense suffice It to say that intelligent drys admit their recogni tion of this admis sion which lends considerable prob ability to reports that persons of much pfeminence and influence among them are negotiating quietly Simeon D Fess of SERVICE N0 37 DIT SUSPECTS HELD Voice ofMother India Heard at RouncMfable WOMAN PLEADS GORILLATRAIL Strange Tracks Near Council Bluffs Thot to Belong to Circus Animal COUNCIL BLUFFS Nov 20 ff C Bain who says his experi ence with a Colorado sheepmens organization qualifies him for big game hunting today was hot on the trail of an animaivariously de scribed as an ape or gorilla The beast said to have escaped from a wagon circus more than a year ago has been reported seen or heard by farmers living as far as 50 miles from hereduring the last three weeks Tracks near Lake Manawa three miles from Council Bluffs were deT scribed by Bain as being unlike any he had seen before He said he would put baited traps around the Jake and said we should have a look at whatever it is in a day or so It was reported that parents in Shelby county were accompanying their children to school because of reports of the presence of the ape 20th Anniversary of Revolution Observed MEXICO CITY Nov 20 Mexico City celebrated the twenti eth anniversary of La Revolution the movement whichin 1910 over threw the administration of Porfirio Diaz and established that of Fran Cisco Madero FOR FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT Begum Nervous as Shi Talks Before 200 Delegates T ONDON Nov 20 voic of Mother India was heard a the round table conference today fo the first time when the beautifu Begum Shah Nawaz addressed thi assemblage to ask that her coun trys future government be bull along lines of an Indian federation On this day of days in her life when she was to plead for all thai she held dear In her country ant people the begum came to Sain James palace garbed in a brigh pale blue sari or shawl edged wits silver embroidery an attire whici was a delicate wisp of blending color and jewels She was quite nervous as she arose to speak to the more than 200 men in the con ference hall Appearance Striking Her appearance was more than striking Indian potentates Indiai radicals and British statemen sur rounded the little woman from a Moslem family who in generations past always observed the custom purdah or seclusion and the iJ stiff expressed it herself day it la an illustration indeed T the fact that the socalled unchang ing east as unchanging no longer The begum spoke in soft ilc tones at first hesitant then witl greater confidence as Premier Mac Donald facing her directly across tne round table smiled encourage ment The tresses of her raven black hair showed from beneata her filmy sari which was wouna round hei slender waist and over her head Appeals to Delegates She appealed to the round table to sit down in the spirit of ruler and ruled but as friends to help the suffering masses of the country we love The begum concluded India Is bruised and aching and is looking to not only India but thewhole world is looking to to spread the balm of goodwill and friendship Let us not disappoint them May the almighty God bless our efforts Markets at a Glance AUNT HET By Kobert Quillen I hated to my handkerchief on the floor but I couldnt squat on ac count o my lame knee an 1 couldnt stooy without split tin this old blue taffeta NEW YORK utilities ease in last hour best grade do mestic firm Electric Bond Share crosses 50 Foreign exchanges firm Sterling strong Cotton lower southern bank fail ures Sugar higher Cuban support CHICAGO rust damage Ar gentine and good export sales talk of import duty and firm cash markets to higher Will Rogers Says BEVERLY HJLLS Nov The unemployment situation is lightening up Bobby Jones is go ing to work Bobby has some queer ideas He thinks that getting money takes away your amateur standing Then California t o help relieve un employment have decided as their tion to charity to take on nine more congressmen Mayor Thompson of Chicago has got the most original idea to help the unemployed He wants to sell em four million lottery tickets at 25c a piece and the one that draws the lucky number gets to eat Yours WILL ROGERS contribi 3 IN WRECKAGE OF FEDERAL FORCE WORKS AGAINST CHICAGO GANGS Several Departments of Government Are Involved Nov 20 W torney General Mitchell an nounced today that virtually all agencies of the federal government were fortifying their forces in Chicago in an effort to break up gangster activities The justice department the nar cotics bureau the internal revenue and immigration authorities Have had forces working in Chicago since early in the summer Mitchell said there recently had been a gradual strengthening these forces putting an increasing pressure upon gangster activities in that particular spot Assists Attorney An agent of the department of justice has been delegated to act as an assistant to the United States attorney there coordinating the ac tivities of the various federal agen cies We intend to keep going indef initely the attorney general de clared or at least until our is tn L f C1 r f r llnr empnagizea this wag not tne lnUt HNP only such antigangster aptlvitybe RpcirLnf nf Wrv4 ms on sayingIt was only rveSiaent Of INOrtn of our numerous efforts V Iowa Town DURBANK Gal Nov 20 Three bodies and a pile of wreck ige found yesterday in the Tehac hapi foothills north of here toda revealed the fate of a northboun Pacific coast airmail plane caugh In storm and fog early Tuesday Flavius A Donaldson former of Milford Iowa veteran pilot wh served in the army air corps dur ng the World war was at the con trols Monday night when the Pa cific air transport plane left her or Oakland With him were Georg flogers mechanic and Miss Jea Markow who was celebrating he eighteenth birthday with a flight t Portland Ore to visit friends Th ship carried 319 pounds of mail Landing Field Hidden After a fight with winds snow and fog Donaldson reported to th radio base here at a m Tues day He could gain no more than 9000 feet altitude barely 1000 fee ibove the highest peaks there and was circling helplessly over Tejon where a small emergency landing ield lay hidden by snow or fog For hours the fate of the craf was unknown Then Eddie M New on cowboy stumbled the iroken mass Bodies Are Found The bodies of the girl and the me hanic were found near the spo vhere the plane first struck Don aldsong body was encased in tho wjsted metal of the plane whici lad plowed 500 feet away on the gently sloping plateau The mai vas unharmed Aviators found indications that ice ossibly had formed on the wings f the plane forcing it to earth Others explained Donaldson think ng he had reached Antelope valley carcely six miles from the scene f the crash had spiualed down in n effort to get below the clouds he plane struck with terrific force Spain Seems Victor Over Labor Unrest and Riots Labor Federation Barcelona Calls Off Strike MADRID Nov 20 After AIUV threatening for a week to develop into widespread political conflagra tion Spanish labor unrest and dis orders appeared today to have yield ed to stern governmental repressive measures The Sindicato Unico Barcelona labor federation ordered cessation today of the general strike which has been In porgress there and with rapid normalization of the situation in Madrid the government believed It had succeeded in quelling the nationwide strike movement Scattered general strikes re mained In some of the smaller ritles j notably Alicante Seville and Valen cia University Students Riot Several hundred students In the chemical section of the University of Madrid rioted fn their quarters last night forcing temporary sus pension of the chemistry school In Salamanca students of the uni versity struck from their classes and staged demonstrations in the heart of the city shouting for a republic But in each of these ciliea the government quieted disorders At Barcelona police closing the various headquarters of the Sindi cato Unico fought with union Tnm to Pngo Z Column Part of Effort Mr Mitchell said tho conviction of a gangster in Chicago within the past few days for violation of the federal internal revenue act had been part of this effort He ex plained the material upon which the case was based had been obtained thru the efforts of the department of justice and the bureau of internal revenue The attorney general would not say how many departmental agents were in Chicago but said more than one agent from the office of as sistant Attorney General Young quist in charge of prohibition was on tha scene URGE UNITED STATES OF INDIA Banker Locks Door and Two Robbers Fail ACKLEY Nov 20 officers today attributed to Ben Voogt cashier of the Austinville Savings bank the frustration of what they termed an attempt at holdup After seeing two cars pass and repass the bank yesterday Voogt locked the doors of the bank and notified adjacent storekeepers that he thot a robbery was beinsr planned fa Shortly afterwards two men stepped from a car to the door with drawn revolvers and handkerchiefs tied about their faces When they could not open the door they drove hurriedly away No attempt was made to pursue them About five years ago the bank was robbed of jcoufcygncc federation of Indian I i bejWe ffto advrfcated a LINER CARRIES RESCUED CREW 27 Men and Ships Cat Taken From Sink ing Ovidia NEW YORK Nov 20 liner Mauretania was steamingto ward New York today with an ex tra complement of 27 men a wo man and a ships from an angry sea off Cape Race N F yesterday Capt S J S McNeil sent word that he would arrive at Quarantine about 10 a m C S T tomorrow and disembark his passengers in cluding Captain Carlsson and his wife and a crew of 26 who abandoned the Swedish freighter Ovidia after she sprang a leak and foundered The Mauretania outdistanced the Iner America and the freighter En dicott in answer to an S O SThe America in command of Capt George Fried hero of two previous rescues stood by ready to aid the ifeboats on their half mile pull to he Mauretania When the Mauretania after a 216 mile run reached the scene about 400 miles off the cape the freight ers decks were awash Hundreds of passengers lining the ails of the Mauretania saw two life boats put out across the mountaln us waves with their human cargoes lobbing high on the crest of the ascades and then sinking from ight in the troughs As the Mauretania pulled away or New York the Ovidia could be een sinking slowly WESTERN SKIES CLEM UP AGAIN Temperatures Tumble Storms Vanish Leaving Snow Behind DENVER Colo Nov 20 Storms which have spread a deep blanket of snow over the west were vanishing today only to be re placed by tumbling temperatures Overcast skies for the most part were giving way to clear skies Defying forecasters predictions snows continued inthe Rockies yes terday paralyzinghighway and ser iously handicaping railroad traffic Score of automobiles were stalled on highways Snow blocked roads in New Mex ico while in Wyoming airmail pilots defied the storm to carry on somewhat behind schedule Temperatures were generally be low freezing in Montana with a driving wind whipping the snow in to huge drifts Clear skies and fall ing temperatures were reported in Nevada and Utah Probable frost was predicted near Sacramento Cal with clear cold weather predominating in the state Eastern Washington and northern Idaho were still experiencing snow fall Generally cold weather was re ported from the Inland empire 20 LIVES TMEN Alabama Bank Robbed LOSES TO LAW Jack Guzik Faces Possible Prison Term of 15 Years CHICAGO Nov 20 public enemy has clashed with tne law and temporarily at least has lost He is Jack Guzik gambler and one of the original 28 gangsters named by the Chicago crime com mission as public enemies He faced a possible prison term of 15 years and a fin6 of follow ing his conviction on three counts of an income tax evasion charge Guzik described by police as a collector in the beer business for Alphonse Capone gangleader was found guilty by a federal court jury after six and a half hours delibera tion last night Damage Done by Tornadoes in Mid West States KANSAS CITY Nov 20 Tornadoes which swept thru Okla homa Arkansas and Kansas com munities yesterday exacted a toll of 20 lives injured scores left many homeless and did property damage estimated at nearly 51000000 At least 15 persons were killed and 46 injured seriously by the tor nado which demolished more than 100 houses at Bethany a Nazarene settlement seven miles west of Ok lahoma City Four were killed at the Camel Creek school about four miles south of Bethany where the tornado first struck The teacher and 10 pupils were injured and the schoolhouse demolished D D Powell city recorder of Ola Ark was killed and his wife seriously injured in a tornado which razed half the business buifdings in that town of nearly 1000 inhabi tants School Children Hurt Sixteen children and a teacher were injured by a tornado which de molished a rural school building near Victoria Kans Twenty build ings were demolished and a man seriously injured at Neal Kans Rehabilitation occupied the atten tion of Bethany citizens today A committee of Insurance brokers contractors and building and loan executives already was formulating plans to rebuild the eastern part of Turn to Insc 2 Column BUDGET SCHEME ON NAVAL ARMS LIMITS PASSED YOUTH BOUND TO GRAND JURY ON ROBBER CHARGE Entering of St Benedict Bank Investigated by Officers ALGONA Nov Barton 20 Webster City was boiihtl over to the grand jury here this morning on a charge of intent to rob the St Benedict Peoples Sav ings bank Nov 14 Emory Brown field 20 also of Webster City is being held on a similar charge Bar ton entered a plea of not guilty Barton was arraigned before Jus tice of the Peace A Hutchinson It is expected by officials that Brown field will be arraigned soon The two were arrested for inves tigation into the robbery of the St Benedict bank where 5215 was tak en by two armed youths who en tered the building Barton was ar rested at La Crosse Wis at the re quest of local authorities and Brownfleld waa picked up at his home at WebsterCity early this morning by Sheriff Charles A Blair of Webster City Two Arc Questioned Before the two youths were ar raigned before Justice Hiitchirisotx ttiey were questioned by Sheriff L E Hovey and County Attorney G D Shumway assisted bystate Nov 20 the opposition of the Americans French and Japanese the disarma ment commission today approved employment of the budgetary meUi od for limiting naval armaments This principle had previously bfen adopted for land war materials altho Hugh S Gibson the Ameri can delegate made clear that the United States could not accept this system for itself Lord Cecil of Great Britain who championed todays action recog nized the Impossibility of concluding a general convention providing bud getary limitation for fleets unless iome way of accommodating the American and Japanese position ould be found He declared this scheme for fix ng a maximum figure for naval ex enditures was regarded bV the British as purely supplementary to he third method embodies in the Washington and London treaties The vote for the budget limit for navies wag Britain Canada Russia Ireland Norway ersia Finland Italy Rumania Holland States ranee Japan The commission also concluded adoption of the naval limitation Iraft which transfers the prin iples of the Washington and Lon lon treaties into a general conven ion formula for all nations uicqcuuHQ ClJjle It was entered by bahditi in 20 davs Following the first robbery when was taken officers con ducted an investigation which led to the conviction of Art Rosenmyer as an accessory to robbing the bank at Luverne Will Attempt Identification Miss Eleanor Rahm bookkeeper of the St Benedict bank who waa present when both robberies oc curred and Herman Erdman a cus Jomer was in the bank when the bandits entered the second time will be brot here in an effort to Turn to Inse 2 Column rairie City Banker Wounds Self Fatally DES MOINES Nov 20 lugh G Little 46 cashier of the National bank at Prairie City ied at a hospital here early today rom a selfinflicted bullet wound Little shot himself last Sunday a a result of worry over ill health check of the banks financial con ition showed that it was sound Fight Over Census Plan of Reapportionment On Old Struggle of and Country One in Night of AmmelHopoff Delayed R V A Ort irn I i w BERRY Ala Nov 20 Ber authorities announced today that helan Shepherd cashier of the ank of Berry had reported to hem the bank was robbed of ap roximately In negotiable onds and In cash last nlgTit by Tank Line Puncture COLON C Z Kov 20 TVA tank line puncture today delayed tho planned departure of Capt Roy Ammel on a nonstop flight to Chi cago Phase WASHINGTON Nov 20 The qualities of a firecracker well filled with political dynamite in herent in reapportionment of tho house of representatives today were becoming increasingly evident The old struggle of city versus country in all its ramifications poked up its ugly face as members from the states which are to lose If the recently announced census plan of redistributing the house seats prevails sounded their fight ing intentions One group will seek to have aliens excluded from the count upon which reapportionment is based RetalH ating members from the industrial cities filled with nonnaturalized workers threaten to have the non voting Negro population of south ern states cut from the tabulation The antialien movement comes from the middlewest and south Representative Dickinson republi can Iowa a senatorelect an nounced he would renew his 1920 efforts for this plan Representa tive Rankin democrat Mississippi termed inclusion of the foreigners an outstanding evil He set their total at 7500000 Representative Tinkham repub lican Massachusetts answered by promising to again propose redutv tion in representation In propor tion to dlsfranchlsement of the Ne gro in the south Sheriff Asked to Help in Search for Missing Iowa High School Girl DES MOINES Nov 20 Sheriff Park A Findley was asketi to help search for Helen Scholl 15 yearold Mitchellville high school student who disappeared Tuesday night from the home of relatives after leaving a runaway note Schoolmates said they overheard her tell an acquaintance about run ning away Her father lives in Canal Wincheater Ohio and she has been living with Mellie Weaver a rela tive Wea IOWA WEATHER Showers In cast and central portions and snow flurries In extreme west portion Thursday night much colder Thursday nlffht Friday mostly fair and colder LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 67 Minimum In Night 50 At 8 A M Thursday 53 Rainfall 59 Of an Inch Springs showers in November Thats what Mason City was treat ed to Wednesday One of the several showers was accompanied by thun der and lightning Residents gener ally predicted that the rain wouid be followed by a cold wave which IF a legitimate guess for this time of year But Thursday morning there was a bright sun a balmy breeze out of the south and a temperature reading 3 degrees higher than at a corresponding hour Wednesday ;