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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 24, 1930, Mason City, Iowa 1 4 i f North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home COUP HARLOW ER HI 3 MEM ART DEPT OF LOW A D r s M r i N E s i A VAT vvvTrrr VOL XXXV11 CENTS COPV THE NEWSPAPER THAT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 24 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE Wets After Both Sides Seek Support of Two Major Parties in 1932 By CHABtES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 24 CPA wets are mighty hopeful of 1932 They reckon that the demo cratic convention is sure to name a wet presidential candidate the southern delega tions acquiescing And it does sound like a rea sonable forecast the choice of such a nominee for ex ample as Frank in Poosevelt who certainly appears to over whelmingly the strongest demo cratic probability at the present writing Furthermore the wets calculate that the republican candidate will be so scared at the democratic can didates wetness that he too will declare himself pretty wetly This also is conceivable It is unimagin able that the GO P will select any dryer standard bearer than Mr Hoover and he is not so irrevocably committee to prohibition as to make it inconsistent for him to indorse modification my dry readers will bear with me for a not tryingto make out a case for the wets but to point put what seems to me to be an error in their mathe matics Let us suppose then that both of the old line presidential candidates do take the wet side in tilously of course they will do pltney of qualifying thats a fore gone but too unmistak ably to justify conscientious drys in voting for either them Spanish TransAtlantic Flyer Escapes From Prison bone one of On such a supposition the wets argue that nothing will remain for the drys butto putup a third pro are hibition eight ehtti amendrnent1 days BEFORE acceptingthis theory 100 per cent however let us do a little more supposing Supposing that a third party pres idential candidate runs in 1932 aa a dry and nothing but a dry he lin Tum o 4 Column DISCUSS BUYING OF MORE WHEAT Senator McNarys Confer ence on Farm Problems in Session xv WASHINGTON Nov 24 The possibility of further wheat pur chases of the farm board and addi tional regulations affecting grain and cotton exchanges were dis cussed at Senator McNarys farm conference McNary chairman of the senates agricultural committee said Chair man Legge of the farm board and SecretaryHyde made recommenda tions He did not reveal their na ture He did say however that tegge believed the farm board could sus tain the wheat price at 76 cents a bushel now more than 20 cents above the Liverpool market Legge discussed the boards rea sons for buying airesdy more than 100000000 bushels of wheat Secretary Hyde proposed ampli fication of existing regulations gov erning the grain and cotton ex changes HERO OF IS EXPECTED TO ATTEMPT EXILE Franco and Companion in Jail Break May Try to Get Plane Nov 24 Maj Ra mon Franco Spains premier aviator who Friday was sentenced to eight months imprisonment for alleged seditious utterances today escaped from the cell where he has been incarcerated for more than a month The transAtlantic aviator who is the idol of the Spanish populace and the hero of the army air serv ice forced the window of a section of the old prison in which he was held making his escape some time between 3 a m and dawn today Another aviator Eduardo Reyes escaped with Franco Prison author ities said neither had been watched closely and that both had given their word of honor not to attempt a break Airdromes nre Watched Fearing that Major Franco would atempt to get a plane to fly out of Spain the government established a watch at all aviation fields and airdromes Information of his escape was broadcast and instructions were giyen police to keep a close scrutiny onVcluba cafe3 and homes of rela re might DISCUSS FARM LEGISLATION ceded that he might find a haven in the home of a friend and hide there indefinitely until he could leave the courtry in disguise Shortly before noon Premier Gen eral Berenguer went to the palace to inform KingAlfonso of Francos escape Escape Was Easy The prison from which he and Reyes fled is an old convent on the outskirts of Madrid used for the most part to keep political prison Tnm to 1aKO 4 Column In vtewof netatlon for revival ol export Associated Ireja Photo aupero6Bna committee S H Thompson fupper left of the American Farm Bureau feOeratioii C E Huff lower left the Farmers Union and L J xaber lower riarhf of the national grange are attending n clinical ses sion on tho farmers ailments which opened lit Washington Mondav The meetrnjr was railed by Snnitor McNary AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Saliie keeps sayin she cant understand her girl acts that way but I aint never seen a squawkin hen with tame chicks 2 FORD FLYEI BURN TO DEATH TriMotored Experimental Plane Crashes Down in Flames DETROIT Nov 24 em ployes of the Ford Motor company were killed when their trlmotored experimental plane crashed in flames on the Ford airport at Dear born at a m today The dead are Myron E Zeller 24 Dearborn the pilot and Carl Wen zel 30 River Rouge the mechanic The two men had been in the air for about an hour and were return Ing to the airport when their ship caught fire Zeller managed to bring the plane to the earth nearly at the center of the field after their flaming descent had been witnessed by hundred persons Aa the plane landed it turned over and was enveloped in flames Both men were burned to death be fore firemen were able to rescue them Zeller had been a contestant in the national air tour on two occa sions Last year he finished fourth Wenzel accompanied Bernt Bel chen and Floyd Bennett to Canada in May 1928 on the relief expedi tion sent out to the crew of the German transAtlantic plane Brem en which landed at Greenley Island AT FOREST CITY Framstad to Serve 5 Years for Using Wrong Car License Plates 9 Lives Lost in Rain and Wind Storms in Europe Torrential Gales Do Great Harm Hurt Hundreds LONDON NOV 24 gales accompanied by torrential rainstorms lashed the European continent today taking at least nine lives inflicting serious injury upon hundreds and wreaking havoc in France Belgium Germany and Belgium appeared to be the heav iest sufferer for her low country side was inundated when swollen rivers topped the dikes and over ran the fields A wind of hurricane force swept Vienna where three persons were killed 22 seriously injured and many others slightly hurt Rivers Overflow French rivers overflowed their banks and France was under water from Havre to Paris Navigation on the Seine was impossible and such Turn to race 4 Column FOREST CITY Nov Framstad Sioux Falls S Dak was given five years in the reformatory at Anamosa by Judge Joseph J Clark in district court on a charge of using license plates for an auto other than those under which the car was registered He entered a plea of guilty to the charjre Temperature Drops to 19 When Northwest Wind Brings Snow Winters advance agent stormed into Mason City Sunday night bringing flurries of snow and a drop in temperature that carried the mercury to ID degrees near the low for the month The cooler atmosphere was car ried into Iowa from the northwest by a strong wind that increased during the day and at night brot a scattering of sleet that after wards developed into snow Garages and gasoline filling sta tions were rushed Sunday with or ders for alcohol and other anti freeze solutions The storm made driving difficult and several cases in which automo biles went off the road were re ported Rising temperatures were predicted for Tuesday Dubuque Davenport and Keokuk reported snow falling this morning while Des Moines was visited last night The coldest points in Iowa Sunday were Sioux City and Charles City with 24 degrees The temperature at DCS Moines was 25 Council Bluffs 26 and Keokuk 30 Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Nov all we get of our Sunday papers is Saturdays auto casualties and tho football scores Thats two things that the panic didnt hurt No mat tor how hard times are you can always get hit with an automobile and always find money enoughtcTat tend a football game Football should prosper It has given more employment to the young men of this country than any other industry Everybody felt that sooner or later Yale or Harvard one would win a game and one of em did but they had to play each other to do It and they played to 80000 which shows it aint football people want its just to tell about it afterwards Yours WILL ROGERS Appeal to Supreme Court in Murder Conviction of Year Ago Fails PHILADELPHIA Nov 24 The state supreme court today up held the conviction with death pen alty of Mrs Irene Schroeder and W Glenn Dague convicted for the murder of a state highway patrol man near New Cnstle Pa nearly n year ago Mrs Schroeder 21 year old blond and Dague former automo bile salesman were convicted of lulling Corporal Brady Paul Dec 27 3029 when he sought to ques tion them about a holdup Woman Die From Burn fit WaverIy ALLISON Nov Minni Halm 69 died at a hospital at Wa verly last night from burns suffere Nov 12 when her clothing caugh fire as she was burning leaves Th body has been brot here and funera services will probably be held Wee nesday at the Associated churches Mrs Hahn had been unconsciou since Tuesday Before then she ap parently was recovering from he injuries The burns were suffered by th local woman as she was burnin leaves in her front yard after rak ingthem Her clothing caught fir and before neighbors were sum moned by her cries she was badl burned Leaders Will Have to Listen to Demands This Winter the balance of power given them by the election applies to th next congress the republican in dependents already are showing nev strength The administration leaders to avert an extra session in the spring will have to listen to their demands this winter The senate independents plan to get together before the fina session of the present congress meets to draw a plan of action Already Senator Norris of Ne braska one of the groups leaders has served notice ho will insist upon votes at the approaching session for four measures The muscle shoals resolution the labor antiinjunction bill the constitutional amendment against Lame Duck sessions of congress and the Wagner unem ployment measures The senate hag approved three ol these Thus the contest apparently will be between the republican in dependents in the senate and the ad ministration controlled house The independents could force the extra session by various methods and Nor ris has warned this might be done if the votes he asks arc not forthcom ing Even in the house where the re publicans have an overwhelming majority in this session the party leaders are going to have to listen closely to the demands of the inde Tendents For in the next congress the republicans have only a ma jority of one Any deflections mean loss of control and threats made now may go a long way iNIDER GUEST AT WASHINGTON Vlinister to Canada Is Over night Visitor at White house WASHINGTON Nov 24 lanford MacNider Mason Citv owa American minister to Canada vas an overnight guest at the vhite house last night A Harvard alumnus he left Can ida to see the YaleHarvard foot all game Saturday and continued n to Washington He plans to re urn to Ottawa today He said he discussed plans for the ew American legation in Ottawt riefly with the president Little Damage Reported After Flood Dam Break MATHIS Tex Nov 24 ligible property damake was re ported by ranchmen arid farmers along the Ntieces river valley today as flood waters subsided after break in the recently completed Mathis dam near here yesterday I No lives were lost DOX DRAWN AS WEAPON OF WAR BY FRENCHMAN Soviet Delegate Quit Arms Conference at Geneva pENEVA Nov 24 pictur of the DOX huge 12motorei German seaplane armored am equipped as a bombing plane and i formidable weapon of war wa drawn for the preparatory disarma merit commission of the league o nations today by Rene Massigli French representative The allusions to the DOX were made before a gathering alreadj startled by one sensation the abrup departure of Maxim Litvinoff soviet commissar for foreign af fairs for Milan Italy from wher after conferring with the Russian ambassador at Rome he will pro coed to Moscow abandoning hi work with the disarmament com mission His departure aroused much spec ulation as to a possible connectioi with reported subversive dlstur bances in Russia but members o the soviet delegate remaining her declared that the disturbances di not exist and that M Litvinoff ha left because he had done all tha was possible in the commission an jrecprd Jn draftinga disarmament treaty Cites Interview MMassiglis introduction of th DOX into the proceedings came In the course of development of bt contention that a highly developet civil aviation arm constitutes a pow erful aggressive war menace He cited a recent Interview with a member of the DOX crew who said that the giant plane could become a formidable weapon of war ca pable of dropping bombs on Lon don Paris Rome or other capitals The entire argument was in sup port of insertion in the draft treaty of an article calling for full pu Turn to rnso t Column 4th District Is Far Below Average Size North Iowa Likely to Be Affected By Re apportionment By KADFOKD E HIOBLEY Stuff Correspondent WASHINGTON Nov copulation of the counties compris ng the present fourth Iowa con gressional district are far below the average Iowa district it was estab ished today at the census bureau Inquiry following the final an nouncement by President Hoover hat Iowa will lose two members of congress under the 1932 reap pprtionment showed that this will jive the state an average constitu ency of 269706 persons whereas the population of the fourth dis rict this year is 201764 There are now 10 counties in the district Cerro Gordo Worth Mitch ill Floyd Howard Chickasaw Fay tte Clayton Allamakee and Win neshlek There is no forecasting how hese counties will be aligned when he legislature concludes its task of redistricting the state This must e clone before the next general election or all members from the tate will be elected at large Altho the only limitation on what he legislature can do is the re quirement that all counties within i district must be contiguous the ollowing statement of the present opulalon of the Iowa districts now nd in 1020 will Indicate some ho obstacles the members face of District 1 2 3 1930 157263 217037 262047 201764 211220 163265 287187 173742 207305 278611 307558 1020 156594 211355 246970 201881 203162 168996 263358 184477 19S369 272407 205449 CAT WAS SAVED Even the cat was saved from the stricken Swedish steamship Ovitlia and Carl Hegman an other survivor is shown hold ing him CHANCE SEEN FOR CONTINUED Demands Upon Congress Large Says Rules Chairman TXTASHINGTON Nov 24 prediction that the 1 per cent tax reduction would not be con tinued was made today by Chair man Sncll of the house rules com mittee We are liable M have an increase in taxes if we are to meet all of the iresent demands on the treasury nell said The prediction came in the course of a discussion on the short session outlook in which the rules chair man said every effort would be made to expedite passage of the ap propriation bills to prevent a spe cial session of the newly elected congress Should Clear All Sncll said if congress gets down o business we should be able to clear up all controversial matters regardless of whether they are sponsored by Senator Norris of Ne braska or anyone else The contro versial proposals include the Norris resolutions for government opera tion of Muscle Shoals and affecting short sessions of congress immigra ion restriction and the Wagner un employment proposals New Demands Made Snell said continued demands vere being made on the federal gov ernment and that he did not see how they could be met He declared an additional burden was being hrust at the federal government by states which wanted Washington o help stop gangsters activities We ought to leave something to he states he emphasized I am opposed to the federal government making all the laws in ountry Markets at Glance a NEW YORK mail order nd merchandise ismies improve strength In U S Governments feature dull market active shares move narrowly Foreign exchanges Irregular panish peseta sags trade buying CHICAGO improved export emand and black rust Argentine unfavorable weather nd good cash demand to higher ROBBERS MAKE GETAWAY WITH LOOT OF 2 Men Enter Iowa Bank While Third Waits in Auto Nov 24 Three men L held up the Mingo Trust ami Savings bank at noon today and escaped with 51000 Two men entered the bank while a third remained in a waiting auto outside One of the men kept guard In the lobby after forcing Lowell Hat tery assistant cashier to lie on the flooi and Elma Walters a clerk in a nearby store who was a customer at the bank to stand with her face to the wall The other bandit went behind the counter and scooped up all the cash in sight Jumped Into Cur They were in the bank only threi or four minutes Hattery said and then jumped into the waiting car The car a Studcbaker coupe whose license number Hattery thot was Iowa 174 went north on pri mary highway 64 The bandits he described as young men about 21 one wore a black overcoat and the other brown Both wore caps They did not wear masks Mingo is about seven miles north of Col fax The the o been stolen according tb Mr Frost Indicating that the cashier was mis taken in his identification of the numbers The robbery of the Mingo Trust and Savings bank today was the twentysecond in Iowa since Jan 1 As a result of the previous rob beries this year and 14 which oc curred last year 15 men have been sentenced to life imprisonment Two youths William Newell 17 Des Moinea and Charles Montross 22 fanner hoy of near Rodney died n efforts to rob banks singlehanded1 Newell was fatally wounded in tin attempt to escape at Wlnterset while Montross committed suicide when the Rodney attempt was frus trated by a cashier who opened fire on him The loot in the successful rob beries this year approximates 580000 Students Aid Chest OMAHA Nebr Nov total f was contributed by eighton studlents faculty mem jcrs and university employes to the Omaha Community Chest fund thru n canvaa of the entire university IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Monday night colder in io extreme east por tion Tuesday fair rising tem peratures LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 14 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 45 Minimum In Night 10 At 8 A M Monday 19 Snowfall 25 of an Inch Precipitation 04 of an Inch Figures for like period ending at oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 45 Minimum In Night 30 Sunday nights minimum was the owest temperature recorded in Ma on City since the night of Nov 4 nd the second lowest for the nonth And it was only 19 above t that The quarter of an Inch of now which fell Sunday night and arly Monday morning wus just nough to provide a thin covering f white Monday forenoon ;