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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 20, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY Edited for the Home MARLON E R 1S MEM ART OEPT OF IOWA fits M01NES IA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 20 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 9 Robinson Is Dry Choice Arkansas Senator Is Thot Best Bet for Democrats This Is the second of a series of three articles an tho next presi dential election By CHAIILES P STEWART Oct 20 CPA Two eventualities can snuff out Franklin D Roosevelt a s i leading 1S3 democratic presi dential possibil ity He will be pretty effectual ly snuffed out if Charles H Tut tle the republi can candidate for governor of New York beats him for reelection i n and Al Smith will be mighty thoroly snuffed sim ultaneously The snuffing will be about equal ly decisive if this years state elec tions fail to bear out the assertions of a national wet trend which anti prohibitionists have been making Roosevelt climbed upon the wet band wagon at just the psy chological moment to cause the maximum amount of annoyance with him in dry democratic circles ON THE THEORY that only drys are entitled to classification among 1932s democratic presiden tial possibilities Senator Joseph T Robinson of Arkansas becomes pos sibilityinchief without any further argument That is to say he is possibilityin chief at least until other dry aspi rants announce themselves a for mality which Senator Robinsons Turn to PBRO 8 Column Japanese Prince Driven From Theater in Berlin FASCISTS HURL STINK BOMBS TO PROTEST ANOTHER GOLD JAIIHSTORE Snowfall Expected Let Down May Arrive on Tuesday iES MCOTES Oct 20 fier cold day was in store for Iowa 3ay as tentacles of the wintry blasts that have encompassed the state the last three days continued their grip thruout the nilddlewest The United States government weather bureau predicted that tem peratures ranging around 20 above zero would visit Iowa today with a slight possibility that relief would be forthcoming Tuesday No snowfall was expected to add to the discomforts of the unseason ably chilly weather The crest of the high pressure area producing the cold wave is over Montana and Saskatchewan the weather bureau said today Charles City reported the lowest tempera ture in the state yesterday with a minimum reading of 18 degrees Du buque registered 22 Des Moines 23 Keokuk Sioux City and Davenport 24 and Council Bluffs 26 The weather bureau warned at least two more days of unseasonable cold were expected Small Rocks Piled on Rails Responsible for Death of Six in Wreck WASHINGTON Oct 20 Small pieces of limestone piled on the rails of the St LouisSan Fran cisco system near Osage Hills Mo were held by an interstate com merce commission report today to have been responsible for the death of six persons and the injury of 70 others in a railroad wreck Aug 31 AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Havin a female boarder is like havin measles After you go thru with it one time youre cured for life Red Fatally Injured When Hit by Beer Stein G e r many Oct 20 Ta kamatsu brother of the Japanese emperor and his consort were driven from the opera house here last night by stink bombs thrown by fascists The bombs which were accom panied by cries of Hail Hitler and Germany awake were not di rected at the royal visitors but in protest at the opera Rise and Fall of the City Mahogany Nevertheless the prince and princess rather puzzled hastily left the auditorium amid considerable hubbub Described Utopia Police dragged out several dis turbers and cleared the auditorium after the final curtain Outside they dispersed a menacing crowd The real tumult began inside when de monstrants evidently planted in various parts of the house began yelling whistling chanting and re leasing their bombs The opera is by Kurt Weill and Bert Brecht It describes in modern istic and music several dar ing scenesofautPEia freedom founded by three fugitives from jus tice a city where no one is pre vented from doing anything One Man Killed The hero finally commits the crime no state can fails to pay his bills and is electrocuted for bankruptcy The fascists appar ently its political flavor and some of its orgiastic scenes There was a considerable fascist protest when the play had its pre mier in Leipsic several months ago One communist wag fatally in jured In a clash between fascists and communists incident to the dis turbances at the opera Hia skull was fractured by a beer stein and he died shortly afterward at a hos ptal Call Riot Squads A Negro play shown lost night in Stuttgart caused a theater there to be closed Police used their clubs to dispel demonstrants at the premiere of Shadows Over Arlem purport ing to describe oppression and ex ploitation of Negroes in the United States Its opponents at first confined themselves to catcalls and jeers and blowing police whistles but when the author Osslp Dymov ap peared on the stage they broke into pandemonium The disorder spread to the street and riot squads were called out 2 Killed and Score Injured in Coal Mine PORTAGE Pa Oct 20 Two men were killed and more than a score were injured some of them possibly fatally today when cars carrying 100 miners into the Son man shaft coal company mine at Sonman ran down a steep grade and were wrecked Three men were reported in a critical condition at a Johnstown hospital The condition of others was not determined definitely The men killed were Mike Hoschuck and George Suchala The accident occurred as the men were entering the mine for their clays work They boarded the cars al the bottom of the shaft leading into the mine and a coupling broke according to company offcials Twelve cars plunged down the grade for a distance of 1000 feet and were derailed crashing into the mine walls Wreckage covered the men and rescue teams were organized to take the dead and injured to the surface Committee Sets Nov 6 for Hearing in Chicago WASHINGTON Oct 20 The Senate committee investigating leases of postoffice buildings ha fixed Nov 6 as a tentative date for the opening of hearings in Chicago TRAVEL I 67 Snowbound Autoist Find Shelter in One Farmhouse BUFFALO N Y Oct 20 Hundreds of automobiles were in snowdrifts in western New York today abandoned by tourists whi left home in Indian summer Snow from nine inches to fou feet deep mantled the ground all the way from Buffalo to Erie Pa The storm over Lake Erie was accom panied by a gale which drove freighters to shelter Autoiats who abandoned cars plodded their way to farmhouses in search of food and shelter The houses soon were overcrowded Snow plows endeavored to push their way thru to them with sup plies urgent appeals having been sent out when the few operating telephone lines brot word that pro visions were running low In an or dinary sized farmhouse two mile north of Farham Erie county 6 snowbound autoists were accommo dated last night Women and chil dren slept on floors from cellar t garret Intcrurbans Abandoned The Chamber of Commerce of Sil ver Creek today took steps to find accommodations for 1300 persons marooned at that hamlet These people mostly were motorists from many different states Their cars were caught in drifts which in some places rose as high as 10 and 12 Tiini o TdKn 8 Column 1 Rebels Close in on City General Weyler Cuban Ruler Before War Dies Spanish Chief Accused of Great Cruelty to Rebels MADRID Oct 20 Valeriano Weyler 92 Spanish offi cer wose administration in Cuba was one of the contributing causes of the SpanishAmerican war died today Weyler was captaingeneral of the Spanish army highest ranking offi cer of that body and among the last of Spains oldtime militaristic fig ures who were conspicuous in her campaigns more than 30 years ago General Weyler served twice as minister of war in 1S01 arid 1905 His civil name was Veleriano Weyler V Nicolau and he was Marquess of Teneriffe Accused of Cruelty When Weylcr was sent to Cuba to succeed Marshall Campos whose dealings with insurrectors were re garded as too mild he began a policy of inexorable repression One act required all inhabitants of in surgent provinces to concentrate to Togo 8 Coloma old Weather Acts as Stimulator in Capital Oct 20 VV Wintry weather stimulated to day the members of the cabinet committee which is to lay out a program this week for meeting hreatened suffering from unem ployment The blustering October airs tear ing along the capitals streets thru rustling leaves and penetrating all but warm clothing were eloquent of the misery for the homeless and floodless which the group hopes to lessen or avert The task of the com mittee appeared likely to lead to the formation of more permanent and a larger or ganization which in all probability would have Scc K V LAMONT retary of Com merce Lamont as chairman Ask His name was placed at the hea of the list given out by Presiden Hoover which included six cabinei members and Governor Meyer o the federal reserve board The pres Ident himself as secretary of com Turn tn Faffe 8 Column REViJPLOflN PORTUGAL FAILS Attempt at Giant AllIberian Coup Is Disclosed in London LONDON Oct 20 Eur opean resident in Portugal today brot to London details of a sensa tional but abortive plot to over throw the Portugese dictatorship and the Spanish monarchy in a gi ant allSiberian coup early in Octo ber The informant who has had ex ceptional opportunity to obesrve the facts said that altho the Portugese government took extreme measures to counter the plot and Lisbon be came an armed camp nothing of the situation was allowed to appear in the press or to be telegraphed abroad It was stated that while the plot was not carried out as planned Por tugal Is seething politically and sooner or later the nation will be confronted with serious develop ment The informant saya also that the dictatorship of President Gener al Carmona at the moment appears to be in a very difficult position Will Rogers SAN JOSE Cal Oct Well sir if you just get in an automobile and start nrowling around Califor nia I bet you can find more different kinds of countries more different kinds of people ore nice gen tlemanly motor cops more good roads more different kinds of hot dogs and hamburgers more different kinds of weather In 50 miles in an open car you will put on your overcoat and take it off 25 times exactly once to every two miles We will be In Palo Alto in about 20 minutes Mr Hoovers old civic center I think I will stop and hold a democratic rally Yours WILL ROGERS BRAZIL REBELS OFF FOR FRONT Force Brazil Troops Back Over Bridge Get Control of Power Lines Supplying War Base TUG BOATS AND Associated Press Ihoto An artillery detachment of insurrection forces leaving Santa Anna do IJvramcnto Brazil to eneace in battle with the federal troops Woman Held in Denver Girl StepChild Found n Lake Had Eaten Glass DENVER Colo Oct 20 Mrs Pearl OLoughlin wife of a city detective was held for ques tioning today by police investigat ors who have established that her stepdaughter Leona OLoughlin 10 was the victim of a brutal murder She was arrested yesterday when an autopsy over the childs body discovered in City Park lake Friday revealed physicians said that Leona had been fed ground glasa beaten unconscious and hurled into the lake to drown Disclaims Knowledge The stepmother declared in the face of hours of questioning that she knew nothing about the slaying or the presence of glass in Leonas stomach She remained overnight in the matrons quarters with no charge lodged against her The slaip girls father Leo OLoughlin is in a hospital appar ently recovering from eating ground When questioned by police Mrs OLoughlin said she had been ill as had her son by a previous marriage Douglas Millican 8 She said she believed the illness was in duced by eating glass Find Bloody Towel Physicians conducted an examina tion but said they could find no symptoms other than that the was weak from a 48hour fast Officers said they had found a bloodstained tire iron wisps of the childs hair and a bloody towel in the OLoughlin automobile which Mrs OLoughlin used twice tho night her stepdaughter disap peared Mrs OLoughlin explained the owel had been used to stop a nose bleed suffered by her son Paul Meany 22 Recovering From Contact With Cedar Rapids Men CEDAR RAPIDS Oct 20 T Paul Meany 22 Manly was dis charged from a hospital today aftei he had partly recovered from a beating given him early Sunday by four men he snid he met at a rond house He was found wandering In street dazed and was in convul sions for several hours from a blow at the base of the skull The propri etor of the roadhouse said no fight took place ther Shot Fired at Barber Who Is Injured by Bandits Gun Blows AFTER refusing to give his money to two then who held him up Saturday night Roy Adkins 124 Eleventh street southwest was knocked down He jumped to feet and rn away as the bandits fired one shot sifter him Police were notified and went to the scene of the attempted robbery and started an investigation Mr Adkins who has a barber shop at 10 Delaware avenue north east drove his car home Saturday night and parked it in the garage lie hSU SO in cash and some checks in his pockets Two men walked up to the garage as he stepped out of the car One of these came in the garage Money Is Demanded The bandit called Mr Adkins by name and demanded his money Stating he knew Mr Adkins had n family hesaid he didnt want to hurt him tnd for Mr Adkins togive him the money without making any trouble When Mr Adkins refused to do this the tiHiidit struck him over the head with a 38 caliber revolver which held been held to his ribs Two wounds were made on Mr Ad kins liiul one where it is believed the banvl struck him and one where the trigger guard hit him Sfiot Fired After Him Mr Adkins jumped up in spite of his wounds and started to run away One shot was fired after him but Mr AdKins stated he believed the bandits aim was not directed at him for he heard no bullet Mr Ad Tllrn In Inpc R Column Markets at a Glance NEW YORK high grade lend rise prime issues steady utilities rally 1 to 3 points CHICAGO decreased visible and cold wave Canada bullish husking re turns and firm cash market to lower PORTO ALEGRE RIO GRANDE DO SUL Brazil Oct 20 rebel siege about Florianopolis sole ederal stronghold in southern Bra zil pressed so hard today that roops withdrew from the mainland across the bridge to the island on which the city is located Revolutionary forces under Gen erals Waldrozro Lima and Ptolomeo Assis Brasil Sunday morning occu pied Estreito on a mainland point opposite Florianopolis and obtained control of tho power lines which supply the city To Mine Channel Osvaldo Aranha temporary pres ident of the state of Rio Grande Do Sul said an attempt would be made to mine the channel of Santa Cath arina between Florianopolis and the mainland so as to bottle up federal varships using it as a base and pre vent their rebel coast ibwna Florianopolia Ss a city of abou 10000 population and isthe capital af the state of Santa Catharina It is located on the island of Santa Catharina but is connected with the mainland by the longest eyebar suspension bridge in the world Announce Addition From Bella Horizonte announce ment wag made of addition of a new and important state to the rebel 1st that of Espirito Santo located on the east coast between Loyal Bahia and the capital Rio de Jan eiro The announcement said Vic toria its capital had been taken and that the entire state wns in cbel hands Military headquarters in Bello lorizonte also claimed an advance nto the state of Bahia from its outhwest where the cities and owns of Montealto Guarany Cae tite Carinhanha and Condeuba have fallen to advancing Minas Geraes roops Meanwhile advance of Capt Juarez Tavora on Bahia from the stale of Sao Paulo is in progress Force Shatters Windows in Five Blocks of Street TROY N Y Oct 20 men were kilied two others were severely burned and two tug boats and nn oil tank barge were destroy ed In tx gasoline explosion aboard the barge in the Hudson river day The cause of the explosion is not known but there WAS a terrific blast aboard the barge which enveloped that craft and the two tugs tied alongside in flames Tho detonation shattered all windows in five blocks of River street this city and blew all the glass out of three blocks of buildings in Watervliet on the op posite bank of the river Injured Aboard Tug At the instant of the blast Capt John Auckerman of Brooklyn mas ter of the tug Dynamic yelled to he six or seven members of his rew to jump overboard which hey did All were picked up short y afterward except one man who vas not immediately accounted for jut who is believed to have been among those rescued The dead and injured were on board the tug Craig The two In jured were taken to the Troy hos pital as soon as tney could bo re moved from Hip mazing tug Owned In N It The knoyvn dead areFredDBMy ers of Pleasttutdalai afiterner ber of the Craigs crew and a man believed to be Philip GalJineau of Waterford a deckhand Denoyera quit work on tho tug Saturday night but returned today to get his clothing and was on board at the time of tho explosion The barjgre was owned by the Oil Transfer Company of New York City The Dynamic was owned by the Connors Transportation Com pany and the Craig was the proper ty of tho Marine Transportation Corporation Company Howard Benshoff Perry Student Accidentally Shot GREENE Oct Ben shoof IS years Perry a Cedar Falls student while visiting a fel low student here was severely in jured Saturday evening when he at tempted to remove an automatic sholgun from an automobile in the yard to go hunting The gun became caught in such a manner that it was discharged as to shatter the bone and tear the muscles of the right arm above the elbow First nid was given by his com panions so that bleeding was stopped and a local physician was summoned who took Howard to the Waveriy hospital where the arm was amputated after his parents were consulted 650 KILLED IN CHINESE BLAZE Hundreds Leap Into Stream From Burning Boats Many Drown CANTON China Oct 20 Six hundred and fifty persons died in a holocaust in the tea house dis trict of Wuchow on the Kwangal Kwangtung border today fire was reported to have started in a floating restaurant in i the West river or Sikiang It spread i rapidly to other craft hundreds of which jammed the stream and fin ally readied buildings on shore Hundreds of persons leaped Intd the stream from blazing boats Some ol them managed to reach shore out scores were reported ta have drowned Illinois Attacks Its Unemployment State Group Lists Jobless CHICAGO Oct 20 major attack on the unemployment situa tion in Illinois was planned for to day A state committee appointed by Gov Louis L Emmerson had before it plans for registration of the un employed centralization of employ ment stimulation of public ami private construction and establish ment of a bureau to assure fair prices for foodstuffs The committee planned to go into underlying causes of unemployment as well as tho problem of Immediate relief WEEKS FORECAST Tartly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Continued cold LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 82 Minimum In Night 17 At 8 A M Monday 23 Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 30 Minimum In Night 20 There has been a progressive dropping of the temperature these past few years Thursday night saw a minimum of 26 Friday nJgbt 23 Saturday night 20 and Sunday night 17 This last is the lowest recorded liince last spring ;