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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1930, Mason City, Iowa fi H Art E R H I S M t l A R T DCPTOFIQVA TT S MO I N ES I A North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPKR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS i L Ci v VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 21 1930 HOME EDITION 1 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 38 Heflin Got Poor Deal Defeated for Wrong Reasons Thinks Stewart By CHARLES P STEWART rASHINGTON Nov 21 CPA of J Thomas Heflins defeat for re election to the senate from Ala bama somehow I have been unable to get the pleas urable kick that many folk seem to have experi enced from the Y a 11 e rhammer states recent ctioice of repres entation In Washington If I felt sure that J Thomas was beaten on account of what appears to me to be his faults may be I could enjoy his discomfiture However the thing I suspect is that certain qualities la him which my prejudices lead me to set down as his virtues are what licked Tomtom Stories I hear from Ala bamans I trust sound like itany way TT WOULDNT have been safe to say so as lately as three or four years ago but the fact is that the Ku Klux philosophy not the orig inal Ku Klux philosophy inspired by conditions immediately following the war of secession but the post World war type struck me as per fectly terrible In so far as Tomtoms political crash may have been attributable to lum lo Paso 2 Column AMMEL INJURED IN PLANE CRASH Flash Vi COLONY Canal Zone Nov 21iK Roy W Chicago broker and flyer was injured today as his plane the Blue Flash went into a ground loop while taking off on a nonstop flight to his home city Captain Ammel was conscious when he was removed from his wrecked plane but apparently he had been critically injured There was no time for a diagnosir and he was placed in an army transport plane which rushed him to a hos pital in Panama The accident took place 500 yards from his takingoff point the plane strikinga water hole and turning over The machine was a complete loss HUCKINSGASE BEFORE COURT Cedar Rapids Man Appeals His Conviction on Point of Error DEB MOINES Nov 21 Iowa supreme court today has un der advisement the appeal of George E Huckins of Cedar Raplcls sen tenced to seven years imprisonment after he was convicted of obtaining money under false pretenses Attorneys for Huckins appeared before the court late yesterday to protest that he had not received a fair trial because of prejudice In Cedar Rapids and of technical er rors In ruling on evidence Neill Garrett assistant attorney general replied for the state con tending that the verdict was just Most of the arguments were de voted to interpretation of the legnl points involved AUNT MET By Robert Quillen My electric vibrator aint reduced me none but its worth the money just to scratch my back where I cant reach CORN TARIFF RAISE ASKED Two Youths Confess Robbing St Benedict Bank A JUDGE GOES TO ALG ON A TO HEAR SUSPECTSPLEAD Barton and Brownfield Webster City Held in Jail ALGONA Nov F C Louvrien Humboldt was on his way here late this afternoon to hear the pleas of Emory Brownfield and Lyle Barton in connection with the robbing of the St Benedict Peoples Savings bank Nov 14 Both youths who are from Webster City signed confessions this morning admitting participation in the robbery The two who are 19 years of age made confessions after they were questioned by Sheriff L E Hovey and County Attorney G D Shum way assisted by State Agent Ray Scott For some time the youths who were brot here yesterday morn ing refused to make any comment on the robbery Information Refused Officials refused to reveal the de tails of the confession or to say if these confessions implicated others in the robbery Barton was ar raigned before Justice A Hutchin son yesterday and entered a plea ot not guilty to a charge of Intent to rob a was held county jail in default of a bond of A similar charge was filed against Brownfield Brownfleld however was not arraigned before a justice It was expected by officers that both youths would enter pleas before Judge Louvrien Three Are Implicated Brownfield was arrested early yesterday morning at his home and Barton was captured late Wednes day night at La Crosse Wis Offi cers did not state what evidence led to the arrest of the two individuals Three persons were implicated in the robbery of the St Benedict bank Nov Il and it is thot the officers refusal to divulge these facts might have a bearing on the third person The St Benedict bank robbery the second on the bank in a montht resulted in a loss of 215 Two masked and armed men entered the bank and a third remained outside Twenty days previously the bank was robbed of Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stock strong rails rise in final dealings Bonds irregular foreign bonds weak Curb firm Bond Share rally 2 points j Butter firmer CHICAGO Wheat firm export buying anjj unfavorable weather Corn firm smaller receipts and strength southwest markets Cattle firm hogs higher Suicide Fails After Sioux City Slaying Policeman Intervenes CITY Nov 21 shooting and killing an unidentified man in the heart of the downtown district here this afternoon J L Gleen 52 turned the gun on him self but was prevented from com miting suicide thru the intervention of a policeman MacArthur Chief of Staff of U S Army WASHINGTON Nov 21 Major General Douglas MacArthur of Little Rock Ark was sworn in today as chief of staff of the army highest office attainable In the army by an officer General MacArthur succeeds General Charles P Summcrall retiring Charged With Auto Theft FORT DODGE Nov 21 John A Peters 18 of near Webster City was held hy the Webster county grand jury charged with auto thefts here and in Woodstock IN PATH OF OKLAHOMA STORM Associated Pttss Photo Above view of wreckage in little church colony of Bethany a few mllere out of Oklahoma City Okla after a tornado struck the town Wiling 20 Injuring Kin SNOW AND WIND GOES EASTWARD TO GREAT LAKES Telephone Poles Down in Nebraska and Dakotas Nov 21 snow and wind storm that played havoc with the Dakotas and west ern Nebraska yesterday swept northeastward today giving the northern great plains and upper Great Lakes regions a foretaste of winter Clear skies but continued cold to day found western Nebraska dig ging out of a heavy snow and re pairjng telephone wires About 2500 poles near Norfolk fell before the storms fury Hundreds of poles were also down in North Dakota and one telegraph company reported it had no facili ties north and west of Fargo Com munication and transportation sys tems were delayed or suspended in many parts of the state Bismarck was covered with nine inches of snow Similar conditions were found in South Dakota where the first deatli attributed to the approach of win ter was reported yesterday It waa 24 in Huron last night and 30 In Rapid City Wisconsin and Minnesota lay in of the storm today and there was already a trace of snow in the Twin Cities this morning The forecast for both states was colder with the probability of snow In the lower tier of Iowa Illinois and eastern Nebraska temperatures Turn io Pajte 2 Column FORT DODGE MAN HELD AT ALLISON Arrested on Liquor Charges After Long Chase Near Ackley ALLISON Nov 21 Prlsbee of Fort Dodge was in jail hero today on Hquor charges after being arrested late yesterday near Ackley following a chase of several miles over U S highway 20 Patrolman Harold Snodgrass of Aplington halted Frisbee after pur suinghim for several miles at high speed and finally puncturing the rear tires with several shots In Frisbees car was found 140 galloons of alleged alcohol believed to have been loaded at Dubuque and destined for Fort Dodge and Sioux City distribution Snodgrass took Frisbee to Apling ton where he turned him over to Sheriff Henry Burma and County Attorney James Braden who placed him in the county jail here on A charge of illegal transportation of liquor Child Health Program Put Storm Over Transfer of Service Finally Weathered WASHINGTON Nov 21 Sliding past a point of danger the presidents conference on child health and protection proceeded to day toward adoption of a promised direct program for welfare of the young The storm which broke in a sub committee over a recommendation to give the public health service maternityand childhealth activ ities now handled by the labor de partments childrens bureau was quieted for a time at least The question may be passed to a con tinuation committee which will take up all the conference leaves unfinished Ahbott Jn Center At the center of the difficulty stood Miss Grace Abbott head of the childrens bureau who has been supported by some aa a successor to the retiringsecretary of labor James J Davis She was in a minor ity of one against the transfer when last night the entire public health section of the conference approved the plan The majority agreed however to give her dissenting opinion the same distribution granted the re port of the majority views present ed by the subcommittee which earlier in the day had voted the change over a strong protest by women supporting Miss Abbott Of Long Standing The transfer question is of long standing as a source of conflict be tween the health service and the childrens bureau Support for it ap parently rests on belief that the ma ternity work is more of a medical function than it is a social service Miss Abbott yesterday had the support of Secretary Davis was in an address to the whole conference declared emphatically against sub tracting any functions from the childrens bureau Led By Physicians Today another meeting of the public health section was called with discussion of reports being lee by physicians Other groups devoted themselves to further study of re ports on education and training anc dealing with handicapped children All moved toward the final ses sion Saturday morning at which the entire conference is to consider the section reports In drawing up its permanent program Iowa State Graduate Opposes Compulsory Drill in Ames Talk AMES Nov 21 Wilson graduate in the class of 1925 termed compulsory military training ineffective and extrava gant in a speech before Iowa State college students opposed to milllarj drill here last nighl CURTIUS PLAYS TO GALLERY IN GERMAN SPEECH Young Plan Talk Thot Meant for Home Folks DARIS Nov 21 was L widespread today that Dr Julius Curtius in informing the reichsrat yesterday that Germany eventually may have to seek the alleviations provided for in the Young plan was speaking for home consumption more than with an eye to being tak en seriously abroad The foreign ministers references to lagging disarmament and his vague talk of treaty revision were considered principally as a conces sion to German fascist and ultra natibnalist sentiment which found so vociferous expression in the re cent German elections Would Provoke War It was understood here Prances answer to Dr Curtius will be the same as that to the fascist leader Hitler that to attempt all over again the laborious work of the peaceconference would do more to provoke war thanto assure peace As to disarmament the French feel BAFFLED BY BISCUIT POISONING With one dead anrt 20 made seriously 111 county authorities at Ual h III near Hjirrislmrg have been trying to learn whether Mrs F T Grlshnm 52 cunningly devised a feast of death or someone else plan ned a murder Two iliiys after Mrs Grlshnm entertained friends and relatives at dinner she died and 20 of tho guests were ill Examination of tho food arsenic In the biscuits Further search showed arsenic in both the baking powder and flour from which the biscuits had been made Photos show loft Mrs George Grisham and her daughter Juanita who both were ill and right F J Grisham widowed husband torjr the project as fast as couuftions permit and that attempts to speed it up might undo all that has been done Thereis a similar feeling toward hints of a possible mortarium on the Young plan debts The entire Euro pean economic scheme has been re arranged to conform with the Young plan provisions and it is not felt that Germany would lightly con Turn to Togo Z Column JURY FINDS WIFE SLAYER GUILTY Floyd Newton Des Moines Faces LifeSentence for Stabbing DES MOINES Nov 21 Floyd Newton 36 found guilty of first degree murder in connection with the fatal stabbing Oct 23 of his wife Goldle today faced a life sentence in the state penitentiary The jury thatspent little more than an hour in deliberation and gave its decision after its third ballot recommended that the five children left motherless by the slaying be placed in a home outside that of relatives Judge O S Franklin set Nor 29 as the time for pronouncing judgment and gave the defense un til Nov 28 to file a motion for a new trial Harry B Grund defense counsel said he would not appeal Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov the child welfare gang Wednesday Mr Hoover de livered just about his best speech I got my doubts as to what he thinks of poli ticians But he must love chil dren or hR couldnt have ithot of some oC those fine paragraphs Ho has never posed as an orator But he had a lot of things that an orator would have liked to said Chicago university come out Wednesday with a terrible radi cal idea They proposed to grad a student as soon as he knew enough That shows you that higher education is making progress Its taken 2000 years to think of such a thing Heretofore they have made the smart ones stay there four years just to keep the dumb ones com pany Yours WILL PERIOD ALMOST AS CRITICAL AS IN TIME OF WAR Shouse Expects Great Possible Good Thru CoOperation T EXINGTON Ky Nov 21 Jouett Shouse chairman of the democratic national executive com mittee says he believes the possibil ities of benefit to the country are in calcuable if the spirit of coopera tion between the democratic and re publican parties asked in the recent statement of leaders of the demo cratic party ia carried out This view was expressed In a statement issued here last night be fore he left for Washington Declar ing the United States is in the midst of a very critical and trying period and saying the present sit uation is almost as serious as in time of war he called upon mem bers of both parties to meet it with constructive measures Shouse said democratic success in the recent election is not so much a victory as an opportunity He predicted the party would elect the next president and control con gress in 1932 if the party conducts itself with judgment and sense and patriotism during next 18 months There was immediate and grat ifying response to the statement on the part of leaders of the demo cratic parly to show that they would place the interests of the country above the interests of mere party he said If the spirit of co operation embodied in that ment pervades the short session of the present congress and extends to the seventysecond congress which goes into office on the fourth of March the possibilities of benefit to the country as a whole are incal cuable Mr and Mrs Shouse John J Ras kob chairman of the democratic na tional committee and Mrs Raskob were here this week attending Col E R Bradleys charity race meeting and Lexington thorobred auctions The Raskobs accompanied the Shouses back to Washington State Treasurer of Nebraska Docks Self for 2 Months Missed LINCOLN Ncbr Nov 21 The state of Nebraska was money ahead today It was learned that T W Bass secretary to Gov Arthur J Weaver had docked himself for his salary for August and September during which time he was out of thn office much of llin Ume campaigning Tor the office of state treasurer Sessj an Be Put Thru Says N orris Nebraskan Sets FortI Own Legislative Program WASHINGTON Nov 21 Senator Norris advanced a legisla live program today along a warning that unless consider ed an extra session of congress might be forced The Nebraskan a republican in dependent has just returned to the capital He termed the election re sults a repudiation of the adminis tration having been reelectee himself after expressing opposition to Hoover policies Norris included among the meas ures which he wants acted upon at the approaching short session his bill for government operation of Muscle Shoals the bill to curb the powers of courts in issuing injunc tions in labor disputes unempioy ment relief and the constitutiona amendment to change the meeting times of congress I dont want an extra session he said If there is an extra ses sion it will be brot on because the administration wont give consider ation to matters which either are in conference or on the senate calen dar If these bills are not acted upon it may be necessary to force action by a special session which can easily be done The machine republican who hitherto have blocked the reso lution to end short or lame duck sessions may have to take a bitte dose of their own medicine HAMMILL WIRES HOOVER TO TAKE ACTION AT ONCE Appeal States Fear of Large Imports From Argentine DES MOINES Nov 21 ernor John Hammill today ap ealed to President Hoover for an mmediate increase in the tariff on orn He telegraphed the president that eported extensive shipments of rgentine corn to the United States ould deslroy the American mar cel which price is already too low onsldering the small crop The governor asked that the tariff ommission recommend an increase whichthe president has authority to grant under the flexible provisions if the tariff law Text of Telegram The text of the governors tele ram is as follows The protective tariff should be made effective where possible so as o protect the American market for the American farmer Arrangements are now being made to ship Argen tine corn to the Pacific and Atlantic coasts thus destroying the Amer ican market which price is already too low considering the small crop It is to be remembered that it the cost of production of the Argen tine corn waa identical with the of proaucingf the same comm od I tyj GRAIN GETS ON SOLID FOOTING Market Buoyed Up by For eign Firmness Farm Board Confidence CHICAGO Nov 21 up by the confidence oC federal farn board members and by firm market abroad the Chicago grain marke stood on solid ground today Stabilization operations by gov ernment buyers were not apparen early in the day and there wns n evidence that they were needed t bolster the market Wheat exhibiting the stronger undertone in more than a week opened unchanged to cents high er than yesterday and extended th gain later er transportationrateias applied on a all railroads as compared to ocean J I going traffic flfny Advance Duly The president of the United States has the authority as I under stand to advance the duty without the consent of congress upon the re Tiirn to Pngb 2 Column DECORAt SCHOOL WORK TO BEGIN Addition Approved by Vot ers to Provide Much Employment DECORAH Nov will start as soon as possible on the ad dition to the high school for which a bond issue was approved at a special election here yesterday tt is estimated that more than 100 in labor alone will be expended on the improvement The final vote stood 875 for the project and 861 against A total of 1730 votes were cast which was considered large for a local school election Eleven classrooms will be added 10 the present building increasing he size of the manual training de partment commercial department library facilities and providinga j new gymnasium The present audi torium and gymnasium will be used solely for an auditorium 3Ke Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Friday night nnd Saturday Somewhat colder Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Muximiim Thursday H8 Minimum in Night 31 At 8 A M Friday 33 Trace of Itnin and Snow The wind Friday morning ap peared to be in the process of get ting around into the northwest At 11 oclock it wns out of the west but was inclining slightly to the north A northwest wind usually means much colder weather at this time of year Thursday nights mini mum of 31 incidentally was the lowest recorded since the 21 of Nov G m Fire Docs Damage KKOKUK Nov 21 estimated at resulted from Mn7fi that fanned by a hiph wind destroyed two houses a slore and several small buildings ;