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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1930, Mason City, Iowa H L o J E n H 1 S M Ar T D C T CF 13 t r r s ii f I M E S 1 A North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NUIITI1 1OWANS NEIGHBORS i VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED wmE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 45 Solons Sure to Holler Browns Proposal to Boost Stamp Rate Opposed By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov all the many serv ices for the sat isfactory opera tion of which the public holds the current national administr a 11 o n responsible the group in power i n Washington can least afford the development of adverse criti cism of the ppst office depart ment The army and navy are not suf ficiently in evi dence to interest the average citi zen ia peace time Few people un derstand foreign affairs or taxation questions Only lawyers pay much attention to the governments legal activities The lanor and commerce staffs work Is largely statistical The duties of the official entrusted with the interior portfolio have dwindled in importance to such an extent that Secretary Wilbur him self foresees a day when it will be possible to abolish that cabinet post entirely Agricultures welfare in reality is ofprime concern to every one in the country but city folk who now include more than half of Americas population do not seem to know it Let the least thinggo wrong with mail deliveries however and not a man woman or child between the oceans the Canadian border and the Gulf of Mexico is unaware of the fact or a bit hesitant to howl loudly THIS Is just what has oc 1 curred under Walter F Browns as postmaster general is too patent to require any assertion to an effect Mail collections and have been curtailed in Probe to Be Made of Witness Tampering Claim GIVEN TO YOUTH HURT IN CRASH Career of Iowa Member of Federal Reserve Ends Edward Cunningham Stricken by Heart nimber jmd sequence slowed up in TXey may be as cer lip iljlon does EiiiijSot1fleny Ailyne does is to tell the service deteriorated he Is economizing J Evidently the public does not care the reason is If it did and Judge Kepler Will Ap point Lawyer for Probe AFTER eight hours deliberation the jury returned a sealed ver dict at 1 oclock Saturday morn ing awarding the plaintiff Fred erick Beck 4500 damages in the action brot against Vincent Tiernan and Louisa Beard The jurors found that the Uni versity of Iowa student who is the son of Mr and Mrs Allan F Beck was entitled to this amount for in juries suffered by him in an auto mobile crash on May 28 1929 when he was riding in an Oakland automobile driven by the Tiernan boy The automobile collided with a truck owned by Don McPeak and operated by his son Bion McPeak on the highway near the state park at Clear Lake Questioned on Tampering The trial was unique In Cerro Gordo county court that it was the first time for yearsthat the question of tampering with witnesses by attorneys was raised in the courtroom that HaU Williams of haa talkedrito ia plaintiff witness was presented In Tuesday morning while the was excused The matter came up in connec tion with the testimony of John Attack WASHINGTON Nov 29 The career of Edward H Cunning hanj as servant to agriculture in Iowa and the nation was at an end today Cunningham whose success as a farmer and a leader of farm move ments led to his appointment to the federal reserve board in 1923 died yesterday afternoon a few minutes after he had stricken with a heart attack at his desk in the treasury building His body today lay in an undertaking establish ment pending the completion of fu neral arrangements 61 Years Old Born in Burlington Racine coun ty Wisconsin on Dec 19 1869 Cun ningham was 61 years old His wid ow Mrs Ida F Scovel Cunningham and a son Lloyd who since hi fathers appointment to the reservi board has operated the home farir near Cresco survive The interim appointment which President Harding offered him i May 1923 was enthusiastically re ceived by lowaris here and in Turn to THEO 8 Column tin u Rogery HOLLYWOOD Cal Nov 29 speech made on Thanks givingday was the Prince of Wales before the Americans in London He said While the world Is having troubla finding a rea son for Thanks giving we Eng lish have onfi are thank ful Bobby Jones quit competitive golf I call that pretty good The other outstanding event was in Chicago Al Capone at his free restaurant was to we a turkey dinner to 5000 Some rival gangsters held up the trucks and stole 1000 of the dressed turkeys That was the lowest trick they have pulled yet Yours WILL ROGERS AVIATR1X MISSING Hoover Picks Labor Head Outside Federation Ranks William N Doak Succeed Secretary Davis ARCHBISHOP DIES FOOTBALL SCORES FLIES TO DEATH 4th Final approved it it naturally would sig acquiescence by keeping quiet Ifnot actually applauding It howls instead Moreover the howls vol ume is increasing judging frpm the continued explanations offered by Mr Brown and his assistants who surely would have stopped explain ing after once or twice had once or twice proved sufficient WARNED not even by the uproar he already has created the post master general has a plan up his sleeve which inevitably will make Turn to Taso 6 Column Cashier Robbed in Center of Chicago CHICAGO Nov 29 candy store cashier was robbed of and a guard who was accompanying her to a bank was shot in the neck today in a oneman holdup on Randolph street Chicagos Rialto near the center of the loop THQTCQWJWf Mrs Keith Miller Had All Work Stopped in Scottish Coal Fields LONDON Nov 29 stoppage of work In all Scottish coal fields beginning tomorrow afternoon was announced today following a breakdown of the negotiations be tween the mine owners and work ers The stoppage will affect 92000 men AUNT MET By Robert Quiilen Higham of Omaha Nebr who was brot to Mason City by the plaintiff Turn to 1nge 8 Column Hoover Acts Contrary to Party Advice WASHINGTON Nov 29 Discarding contrary advice by lead ers in his party President Hoover will place world court adherence up to the senate this session In announcing his decision how ever the president said it was for the senate leaders to decide wheth er the proposal should be brot up for action at the short term Certainly he said it should not be made an instrument of ob struction in attempts to force an extra session Indications of Quarrel It was just this that some disap pointed republicans were fearful ot today Among them was Senator Watson of Indiana the party lead er He conferred with the president before the announcement urged strongly against submission the controversial issue now There were indications he had quarreled with Mr Hoover This is the situation which now brings up the question of ratifica tion Situation Is Given Four years ago the senate voted to enter the world court but at tached six reservations One pro vided the court should not givo advisory opinions on questions in which the United States has or claims an interest It was never accepted by the other nations Elihu Root two years later drew up revised court rules to meet this reservation president Hoover ap proved it so didthe league of na tfons The president signed the re vised protocol a year ago and by his decision now it is again befor the senate Temple Wash State Villanova Sue always pretended they was rich but you find a man that everbody in town calls Dad an hes just makin a livin Trial of Sonderleiter Adjourned to Monday DES MOINES Nov 29 of Kenneth Sonderleiter for man slaughter in connection with the killing of Jack Harris in an alleged bootleggers war last April was halted today when Judge O S Franklin adjourned court until Monday It is expected to go to the jury late that day ARCHBISHOP OF ST PAUL DIES Bowling in Catholic Church 39 Years Victim of Long Illness ST PAUL Minn Nov 29 Austin Dowling 61 lead of the Roman Catholic diocese 5f St Paul died at a m here oday Complications caused by a heart illment from which he had suf ered for several years caused his death after a critical illness of a month He rallied after an attack ast October 26 but began to sink early this morning when it became apparent the end was only a matter of hours Ho Served 39 Years Archbishop Dowling had been in the service of the church 39 years He had been in ill health but it was not until Oct 28 his condition be came grave and he began to sink rapidly Ill health compelled him to re sign as chairman of the department of education of the national Cath olic conference last November but it was while serving in that ca pacity that he helped win a case af fecting parochial schoola in Oregon in 1923 and viewed as one of na tional importance to the in America Leader In Fight He was one of the leaders in the fight against the law which pro hibited parochial schools in that state The supreme court ruled the statute unconstitutional Archbishop Dowling was appoint ed to the St Paul diocese Jan 31 1919 coming here from Des Moines Iowa where he served as bishop of that diocese He was born April t 1868 in New York and ordained June 24 1891 after graduation from the Catholic university at Washington 16 Men Entombed by Explosion in Mine LUTIE Okla Nov 20 teen men were entombed today by an explosion In the No 5 mine of the Haileyola Coal company a mile and a half east of here Other Games SECOND PERIOD Holy Cross 7 Boston College 0 Western Maryland 6 Muhlenberg 0 THIRD PERIOD Georgetown 0 Detroit 0 WASHINGTON Nov 20 expressed defense of equal oppor tunity to office President Hoover has gone outside the American Fed eration of Labor ranks to fill the cabinet vacancy left by James J Davis William N Doak of Virginia has been chosen secretary of labor In announcing the appointment late yesterday the president said the as sertion of William Green president the federation that the post should be filled from within his or ganization laid on the chief execu tive the duty to maintain the prin ciple of open and equal opportunity and freedom in appointments to public office Expresses Disappointment Green immediately expressed dis appointment on behalf of the feder ation officers His statement re frained however from saying whether opposition would be carried to the length of seeking a senate refusal of confirmation Doak is legislative representative of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen a union not affiliated with the federation He is the first labor secretary chosen outside the federation and also is the first native American named for the post He was considered py many Mr Hoovers choice for the post Associated Press Staff Correspond ent Copyright 1930 all rights reserved by the Associated Press HAVANA Nov 29 pre monition of death which she ABOVE FREEZE Mason City Temperature Goes to 30 From Minimum of 20 in Night The mercury bounded back to the freezing point or above in Mason City and most of Iowa Saturday as heavy skies and a scattered precipi tation tempered the freezing weath er of the last few days From a minimum of 20 degrees Friday night the temperature climbed to 30 at Saturday morning in Mason City Temperatures at a m today were uniformly above those of 12 riours before with the mercury ris ing from 14 to 28 at Charles City the coldest spot in the state and from 14 to 30 at Dubuque At Sioux City the temperature reached 34 Davenport 36 Des Moines 37 Omaha 38 and Keokuk 40 thrust aside thru fear of being thot a coward haunted Mrs J M Keith Miller plucky Australian aviator whom air officials here believed to day to have perished in an attempt to fly from Havana to Miami yes terday Virtually all hope has been aban doned for her safety searching par tics in six airplanes from uere and Miami Slaving flown for hours over the stretch of gulf and Florida keys without a trace of her or the plane in which she set out at a m yesterday She was due in Miami beforo noon I Friends Accuse Selves Friends of Mrs Keith Miller made here since her arrival last week from Pittsburgh accused themselves to day for not having prevented her forcibly if necessary from making the flight against which were the odds of a poorly conditioned plane extremely rough weather and the mental hazard arising from fright when she was flying over water I dont know why it is but some thing tells me Im going down she said just before she took off Ive had the feeling ever since I crossed on the way over from Florida and somehow or other I cant shake it She called her plane an unalr worthy crate one which anybody but myself would refuse to fly ex ban Federation of Labor Is regarded as the American labor movement speaking for American labor resenting American labor We have always held he went on that the department of labor should be the instrumentality thru which labor could express its mind and judgment upon economic and industrial problems affecting the well being of working men and wo men thru a secretary of labor tq the president of the United States and his cabinet Doak is a native of Virginia who rose in labor ranks from a humble beginning at switching boxcars in the Bluefield West Va railroad yards He was elected vice presi dent of his brotherhood In 1916 and assistant president in 1927 A year later he took on the combined duties of editor of the railroad trainman and legislative representative ArcMiishop Austin Dowllng of tho St Paul archdiocese of the Roman Catholic clurch died DRE THAN 50 DEATHS DUE TO COLD AND SNOW Australian Woman Pilot Fails to Reach Miami TWO flyers were missing nncl two ships were in distress today in premature winter weather Two other ships reported missing nr rived safely in port More than halt a hundred deaths were attributed to cold and snow Planes were sent to search the ocean between Cuba imci Florida for Mrs J M KeithMiller Australian flyer who took off from Havana yesterday in the face of high winds and a rough sea for Miami on her way to Pittsburgh She failed to reach Miami and It was feared she had been forced down at sea Search LnUo lOrio Another search was under way over the eastern end Lake Erie and northern Ohio for William F Griffin of Bcrea Ohio who failed to reach Cleveland in a flight from Hamilton Ontario Ailport officials at Cleveland said he might have flown directly into the blizzard which raged over the northern part of Ohio Tuesday The Canadian grain carrier Maple Bay which was feared lost in Lake Superior yesterday after she put out from Bete Gris bay and ran into a heavy storm arrived at the Sault Ste Marie locks safely this morn ing She was not the heavy sea plaining that it was a conditionally Turn In THRO B Column American Steamer Runs Aground Ship Sent to Assistance LONDON Nov 29 American steamer Exhibitor out of New York for Jaffa ran aground today at Mytllene Lloyds an nounced The salvage steamer Vik ing put out from Piraeus to assist her Byrd Gives Badge to Former Glenville Boy GLENVILLE Minn Nov Sherman Booen son of Mr and Mrs Ralph Eooen former local resi dents who are now In Albert Lea was one of five Boy Scouts from Albert Lea to be decorated by Rear Admiral Richard Byrd The soutn pole aerial explorer Wednesday decorated the boys with the Eagle Scout badge at Sioux Falls S Dak Markets at a Glance NEW YORK leading industrials harden in sluggish trading rails heavy fractional changes prevail Foreign Ital ian lira strong rallied on cover ing easier Brazilian market higher CHICAGO rains needed Ohio valley Corn bullish weekly weather forecast JVson Konos Found ALTUS Okla Nov 28 UP Several huge bones believed to be relics of giant bison that roamed this region in ages past were un earthed near here Hearing on Charge of Drawing and Uttering False Checks Is Set AMES Nov 29 hear ing of M Glazer Marshalltown produce dealer on charges of draw ing and uttering false checks will be held here Monday in municipal court In an information filed yesterday Ray Fisher Ames charged that he held Glazers check for which a Marshailtown bank had re turned marked Insufficient funds Grazer pleaded not guilty Glazer has previously been tried in Nevada Marshalltown Ames and Woodward on similar charges He was sentenced to serve three years in the state penitentiary by Judge Clarence Nichols in the Mar shailtown district court in May A new trial was denied and Glazer appealed to the state supreme court where his motion is pending ing a Lake Erie snowstorm Earlier she was sighted in distress and was unreported for 24 hours With her propeller gone the steamer Upshur was drifting off Cape Hatteras N Car waiting for assistance after heavy seas parted the towline by which she was being taken into port by the steamer Turn In TnBc H Cnluiim Rigid Leadership Tests May Force Extra Session By CECIL B DICKSON WASHINGTON Nov 29 The seventyfirst congress begins its session Monday confronted by per plexities that forecast troublesome days for the legislators and admin istration alike Rigid tests of leadership inboth branches loom large as progressive elements confident of increased power in the next congress clanior for consideration of controversial legislation that might lead to an extra session of the new national legislature As administration leaders in the senate and house formulated pro grams to avert such a special as sembly they faced with no little anxiety the problem disposing of four long standing and controverted matters Norris Not Satisfied Ranking first is the disposal of muscle shoals now in dispute ne ween the two houses Efforts bow Turn to 1nKf H Column 4 Council Bluffs Man Hurt in Train Wreck FAIRBURY Nebr Nov 29 M E Patterson of Council Bluffs was one of eight persons injured early this morning when a freight engine hit the rear of a passenger train near here All those injured were treated at a local hospital and expected to con tinue their journey into Kansas want SHOPPING DAYS TILL FIRE DESTROYS Sailors and Pilots Volunteer in Fight Against Flames LISBON Nov 29 broke out today in the great German sea plane DOX moored in the harbor here consuming one of the huge wings before it was extinguished When the fire was seen by mem bers of the marine aviation staff ashore sailors and Portuguese pilots volunteered by the dozen for the perilous job of fighting the flames but even their valiant efforts could not save the big ship The left wing was destroyed The DOX arrived here on Thanks giving day after a shakedown flight about Europe in preparation for a transAtlantjc trip to either New York or Brazil It was to have left today or to morrow for Cadiz whore the engines were to have been overhauled IOWA WEATHER Unsettled probably rain turn ing to snow in the east and central portions Saturday night and Stmday and snow in tho extreme west portion Saturday night colder In tho west cen tral and extreme south portions Saturday night Colder Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning maximum 30 Abnvo minimum 20 Above At 8 A M80 Above After a 3day visitation of frigid weather the mercury Friday and Friday night did a rapid climb and the temperattire at 8 oclock Sat urday morning was the maximum for the 24hour period This was of course accompanied by a condition of cloudiness and a south wind The signs were ominous of a snowstorm in the offinrr Saturday forenoon WEEKLY FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday Dec 1 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys Snow north and snow or rain in south portions about Tuesday or Wednesday and again on Saturday rather cold Monday somewhat warmer Tues day followed by colder on Thurs and Frkliv ;