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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 21, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home 00 u rURLON E R HIS MCM ART OF 10rtA S MO IMES I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 21 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 10 Ritchie Not Out of Race Must Be Reelected Governor to Stay Possibility By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N GTON Oct 21 Gov Albert C Ritchie land was a dem ocratic presiden tial possibility in 1924 again in 192S and ho still is a possibility looking ahead to 1932 He must be re elected governor of his state in November in or der to remain a 1932 possibility However Maryland gives democratic re sults day so much oft ener than it gives republican re sults that to predict his continua tion in office can hardly be inter preted as a partisan forecast the Maryland law of chances favors it if nothing else does ANOTHER democratic pres idential possibility is one of the most picturesque individuals who ever figured in the public life of this country and constantly getting more James A Reed of Missouri If exSenator Reed should be nominated and elected he would be Turn to rnsc B Column MINERS Norris Asks Further Probe of Nebraska WANTS TO KNOW BRITISH POLICY See Serious Obstacles in Way of Making Palestine Home WASHINGTON Oct 21 ipinion of organized American wry today incju imnation of the latest British jelaration of policy in regard to lestine administration The American Jewish congress Jiich originally supported the man e from the league of nations un r which Great Britain assumed lie over Palestine saw in yester iays report of Sir John Hope Simpson on Palestine immigration land settlement and development a serious blow to the establishment of a national home of the Jewish people In a resolution it termed the gov ernments statement made public in London with the report a repu diation of the solemn pledge given by the British government to the Jewish people The congress elected Rabbi Ste phen S Wise of New York its hon orary president and Bernard S Deutsch of New York president Yesterdays British statement of policy said further unrestricted Jevish immigration into Palestine was to be strongly deprecated and asserted the Arab population there blamed the economic depres sion under which it is laboring upon an excessive influx of Jews May Move to U S LONDON Oct 21 Jewry the world over today voiced protests at conditions in the new statement of British policy in Pal estine which they consider will im pede their purpose of making the Holy Land a national home for Jews Dr Chaim Weizmann resigning his positions of president of the world Zionist organization and the Jewish agency to emphasize his op position to the policy intimated that becouse of its inauguration it might be necessary to transfer the seat of Zionist activity from London to the United States AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Requests Nye to Bring His Committee Back gam T INCOLN Nebr Oct 21 Senator George W Norris today requested Senator Gerald P Nye chairman of the senatorial campaign funds investigating committee to return to Nebraska to inquire into the statement made last Saturday by W M Stebbins state treasurer that he donated a S500 bond to the campaign fund of George W Norris the Broken Bow grocer and that he gave 350 in cash to a cam paign to defeat the Nebraska senator Stebbins was the senators prin cipal opponent in Senator his campaign for Gcoree Norris the republican sen atorial nomination in the August primary Norris won the nomina tion by a wide margin Grocer Nor ris filing as a candidate for the nomination wasjruled illegal hy state supreme court justice because ofits belated filing Warrants Inquiry Senator Norris request as out lined in a letter to Senator Nye was based on that provision of the sena torial resolution permitting every candidate the right to make a written demand on the committee for investigation and to submit to the committee any evidence such candidate may have of irregularities in a senatorial contest The request specifically describes the Stebbins statement as warrant ing further inquiry in view of the Turn to Page ff Column ANOTHER BRAZIL STATE SECEDES Military Operations Along Front Are Hampered by Rain PORTO ALEGRE Rio Grande Sul Brazil Oct 21 revolution quarters here today sail that the state of Matto Grosso sec ond largest in the Brazilian union had joined the insurgent cause Their information was that force organized recently in Cuyaba b Col Lima Silva to defend the fed eral government revolted and thei ccmmander Major Ravello assumec presidency of the state Col Lima Silva who waa chief o all federal forces in the state wltt headquarters at Campo Grande fie to the Bolivian frontier with th Seventeenth Battalion of Cazadore or Scouts thus avoiding an encoun ter with a strong revolutionary col umn advancing on Campo Grande Rain is hampering military oper ations all along the coast The onl information available here is tha activity continues and that furthe advances have taken place a career aint no easier than doin house work but you dont have to gossip with the goldfish to keep from gettin the lone some blues AIR FORCES ACTIVE RIO DE JANEIRO Oct 21 Altho heavy rains during the pas few days have caused a slowing u of military activities federal ai forces on all sectors of the rcvol against the government have bee extremely active since Sunday Federal planes have been bom barding the enemy whenever op portunity afforded The aviatio force has devoted itself particu larly to dispersing rebel bands an to prevent the organization of th insurgent columns Motion to Dissolve Prussian Diet Fail BERLIN Oct 21 A join motion of the fascists nationalist and communists for dissolution the Prussian diet was rejected t day by a vote of 240 to 189 HOOVERS CHOICE Col Arthur Woods former New York police commissioner was asked Tuesday by Presi dent Hoover to assume charge of the organization which is being created to relieve suffer ing during the winter Commits 5 Murders With Hammer and Cuts His Own Throat rilTASHBURN Wis Oct 21 VV A family of six was wiped oul today when George Froseth assist ant postmaster here many years filled his wife and four children with a hammer and then slashed his throat at his home here The dead in addition to Mr Fro seth GO are Mrs Froseth 45 STeil 10 George and William twins Q and Adelaide 5 When Robert Thoreson a young ster came to school this morning he told his teacher Mrs E W Ol son he thot the Froseth kids would not be at school Apparently Insane The youngster questioned by the teacher said he went to the Froseth home to return a book to one of the boys and as he Centered the bacl door which was open he saw Mrs Froseth on the floor and blood al around her Officers said the father appar ently went insane The child said he became fright ened when he saw the womans body and did not stop to see whether the Froseth boys were home He went directly to schoo and did not tell anyone until he saw the teacher Skulls Crushed Chief of Police James Long in vestigating the boys siory foun Froseth lying in the livingroom hi throat slashed by a razor The othe members of the family were foun in their beds The childrens skull had been crushed with a hamme while Mrs Froseth apparently was killed by a terrific blow on the bacP of the neck Chief Long said indications wer that Froseth after killing his fam ily slashed his throat in the bath room nnd then ran downstairs vvher be died ASKS WOODS TO TAKE CHARGE OF WINTER RELIEF ormer NY Police Head to Direct Aid to Jobless WASHINGTON Oct 21 Arthur Woods former police ommissioner of New York City vho was in charge of unemploy nent work on President Hardings ommission in 1921 today was asked y President Hoover to assume harge of the organization which is eing created to relieve suffering uring the winter The administration was said def nitely today to be prepared to ask ongress to remove restrictions up n federal public work already pro ided for over a period of years and o permit this work to go forward t once Figure Is Large White President Hoover believes he country will be able to take care f the situation during the winter c expects Mr Woods to develop an extensive organization to create employment in cooperation with he cabinet committee which the president today called into session The governments estimates of have been fixed a1 approximately 3500000 Mr Hoover does not this figure represents the actual burden upon he country The United States it was con ended has a normal unemployed total of approximately 1000000 consisting mostly of those who are not seeking work or else are shift ing from one job to another and are DR CLENDENING ANSWERS QUERIES IN HIS COLUMN One of the most important functions of Dr Logan Clenden ings Diet and Health column is the answering of questions of general interest to readers These questions are answered in reg ular order only in the column Your own problem may be solved by one of these answers Turn to Diet and Health on Page 3 daily not without some incotre Extends Ptihlic Works The census also shows an average of one and threequarters breadwin ners a family so that the total families without any source of in Turn to rage BP Column DENIES WANTING Baker Testifies in Hearing oi Board on Muscatine Station WASHINGTON Oct 21 Norman Baker operator of station KTNT at Muscatine testified before the federal radio commission toda that he did not recall broadcasting a statement that one of the pur poses of the Peoples Protective as sociation which he formed was t break the Muscatine Journal He made the statement in reply to questions by Benjamin S Fisher commission counsel at a furthe hearing to determine whether Bak ers station will be permited to con tinue operating after Nov 1 The Muscatino Journal was on of three Iowa newspapers chargei by Baker yesterday as being in a conspiracy to close his station Fisher charged that Baker hai made scurrilous attacks upon phy sicians and prominent citizens in Muscatine over Station KTNT He read excerpts from radii talks alleged to have been made b Baker attacking vaccinations o persons for smallpox and in whic Baker was quoted as assailing th socalled medical trust Hawks Maintains Speed of 185 Miles in High WASHINGTON Oct 21 Frank Hawks transcontinental ai record holder arrived in Washing ton at a m today complel ing a flight from Valley Stream N Y in one hour and 11 minute for an average speed of 185 mile an hour Boiling Coffee Scalds Chaviton Baby Fatall CHARITON Oct 21 Lee Wright 8 months old son o Mr and Mra Charles Wright die early today from burns receive Monday when he grabbed at a po of boiling coffee on the stove as h was falling from his high chair Will Rogers BEVERLEY HILLS Cal Oct man has his own way of telling how bad business is The head wait er at the big Del Monte hotel was telling me of a bigban quet held there the night be fore by a well known organi zation and he lamented It wasnt nothing like the years be fore Why we cleaned up after em in less than an hour this morning That means times are so hard they are carrying their empty bottles home with em But there was a real barometer of business Some king is being crowned in Africa and every other king sent sympathy and even presidents wired him that being the head man nowadays 13 overrated Yours WILL ROGERS Two Slain Are Chinese Rest Include French Italian HANGHAI Oct 21 ab cluction of seven Catholic priests and 10 nuns and the murder of two of the priests by outlaws who ran sacked Kian central Kiangsi pro vince was reported today to the local headquarters of the Italian azarist Catholic mission Among those reported captured was Bishop Mignani of the Lazarist mission The two reported were slain Chinese Catholic priests The abducted priests and nuns are Italian French and Chinese It was reported the bishop anc one priest had been released to ar range ransom while the others were held by the reds as hostages Kianis approximately 100 miles south of Nanchang which is being icld by a small force of provincia roops against a threatened com munist invasion George BugsMoran Al Capone Rival Arrested ormer Chicago Ruler Trapped at Roadhouse HELD IN KILLING WAUKEGAN 111 Oct 21 eorge Bugs Moran former gang eader was turned over to a Chi ago detective squad today for hear ng on a vagrancy warrant and for iuestioning concerning a number of layings including that of Jake ingle Tribune reporter Moran who once headed a pow erful syndicate that rivalled the Ca one organization was arrested arly today in a roadhouse He was leld until Chicago police officers arrived and then released on iOO bail Country Judge Perry L Persons set the hearing on a concealed veapons charge for sometime next veek and placed the bond at 000 Justice of the Peace Harold Tallett then continued a hearing on vagrancy charges to next Monday and reduced the bond from o The gangster was immediately served with a vagrancy warrant signed by Judge John Lyle of Cook county and he was started on his way to Chicago Moran has been missing from Chicago since some time prior to the slaying last June 9 of Alfred Lingle a reporter for the Chicago Tribune Rumors at the time of Lingles death were that Morans gang had participated in a con spiracy which led to Lingles kill ing Other rumors were that the Moran and Capone gangs were about to resume their old warfare Subsequently Jack Zuta a follower of Moran was slain in Chicago anc Moran was reported to have hidden himself in some remote section of Minnesota SCHOOL OUT FOR LACK OF HEAT Classes to Be Resumed on Wednesday R L James Announces High school classes will be re sumed Wednesday morning follow ing a day of vacation forced by fail ure of the heating system to give adequate steam to the building ac cording to James Rae principal of the high school The exact trouble with the system has not yet been determined but sufficient heat is now available The trouble was sup posed to have been caused by a stoppage in the steam line between the heating plant and the build ing A shortage of heat bothered sev eral days last week but Tuesday morning was the first time the building was too cold for classes says Mr James The heat line was changed from low to high pressure during the past summer WINTER KEEPS GRASP ON US Rise of Temperature in West Indicates General Moderation By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Premature winter retained a chil ly grasp Tuesday on a xvida area from the Rocky Mountain region eastward to the Atlantic ocean al tho there were indications of mod eration Temperatures were reported ris ing in Montana and Utah snow ac companied a rise in temperatures still below freezing in Wyoming Colorado faced threats of addition al snows with temperatures closeto freezing Oklahoma Kansas Missouri have been added to the states where snow has fallen and frosts were felt in Arkansas Kentucky and Tennessee Iowa reported lows of 20 above last night Airmail Disrupted Disrupted airmail service over the northern Rocky Mountain route wild fowls winging southward heavy calls for help to charitable organizations and unthreshed wheat on the prairies of southern Canada are fruits of the widespread visi tation ot cold weather The blizzardstricken area ex tending from Buffalo to Erie Pr was emerging from a weekend snowfall that buried roads to a depth of three to four feet The clearing of the highways averted the possibility of a food and milk shortage in the smaller com munities and also brot relief tn hundreds of motorists stranded in CTurn In TUKB 5 Column 4 Iowa Man Badly Beaten Resisting Two Robbers COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 21 OP R Wilson 45 Council Bluffs vvaa severely Beaten while resisting a gasoline sttrtion holdup last night One bandit was captured after his automobile overturned a block from the station He gave his name an Salvador Ceuriel of Denver and said his companion who escaped was the one who struck Wilson Markets at a Glance Associated Press Photo Sirs Pearl OLoughlin Den ver Colo wns held by policii for questioning after a post mortem examination disclosed that her stepdaughter Lcona OLoughlin 10 hud been fed ground glass clubbed and drowned in n lake PRESENT TARIFF LEAVES 200 MEN TRAPPED BELOW Explosion Ignites Tank of Gasoline Beneath Building ALSDORP Germany Oct 21 F least 100 coal miners and surface workers perished today in a terrific explosion of a store of dyna mite in the No 2 shaft of the Anna coal mine The explosion ignited a gasoline tank underneath the office building in the Eschweiler Mining company The fate of 200 men on a level lower than where the explosion oc curred was still uncertain late this afternoon but it wan hoped to save those trapped ns the effect of the blast was more severe upward than in a downward direction There were 7G injured taken to a hospital Four of these died this ftcrnoon llitried in Wreckage The victims weio buried in tha wreckage spread by the blast thru wo levels 1200 and 1500 feet below lie surface Among the victims were wo office workers killed when buildings above ground collapsed The Russia trade ministry tbls afternoon dispelled earlier reports of more serious losses with tbs ex planation that when the workera who escaped fled from the mine they dashed straight for their honiete in their bewilderment without punching the time clock L J Dickinson Attacks Russian Trading in U S Marts MONTEZUIvIA Oct Russia has made about a mil lion dollars in driving clown Am erican wheat prices is ample reason for federal legislation restricting such bear raids in the future was the declaration of Congress man L J Dickinson republican candidate for United States sena tor in a speech here today Congressman Dickinson was the guest of honor of the Poweshiek county republicans Under the aus pices of the republican county cen tral committee headed by Chair man Charles K Needham and Vice Chairman R W Boyd a tour was made of the entire county The par ty was accompanied by 11 26piece band The program will close with a republican rally in Grinnell to night Cites Report It now develops that Russia has made about 51000000000 from its wheat operations in the Chicago market said Congressman Dickin Russia has been piling up this profit and while other for eign governments and speculators both American and foreign may have been making millions we must remember these profits have been made at the expense of the Ameri can wheat farmer The 10cent drop in wheat prices which has featured Turn lo FnKi C Column cause the main entrance to the intna had been made impassable by the explosion and that the victims must be carried to shafts of the Maria mine several miles away by an un derground route Forced ventilation had been re stored it was said and the chance of escape for all who still remained alive in the mine was considered good TwoDieFrom at Webster Cityi BUFFALO CENTER Oct Peter Wessels local auctioneer and Carl Grolhaus farmer died at 8 oclock last night from injuries re ceived when the truck in which they were riding collided with a train shortly after 4 oclock in the after noon Both men suffered severe wounds on the head internal injuries and fractures The truck was badly wrecked The menwere picked up Immediately and rushed to the Web ster City hospital Mr Wessels is survived by his wife and two small children Mr Grothaus is survived by his wife and a daughter Dorothy in high school and a son Donald a student at the University of Iowa Funeral arrangements have not been announced but probably will be held in Buffalo Center NEW YORK Wcstinghouse and General Electric at new 1930 lows most invest ment firm losses range from 1 to 3 points CHICAGO goo drains Kansas and large increases worlds visible predictions larger receipts and hedge selling to weak 3 HURT WHEN AIR YACHT EXPLODES Tiny Dirigible Wrecked by Blast at Take Off on Test Flight TOMS RIVER N J Oct 21 P members of the crew oC the Family Air Yacht liny dir igible built by Captain Anton Heinback from the southwest WEEKS FORECAST Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday slightly warmer Wed nesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 86 Minimum in Night IB At 8 A M Tuesday 25 Monday nighta low mark was 1 degree higher than that of the pre vious night due perhaps to a half hearted wind direction In the lower levels Tuesday morning there was still a slight breeze froni the northwest but as smoke rose a hundred feet or so it was drifted en were seriously injured today by lavs apparently are an explosion which wrecked tho cratt as it was about to take off on a training flight Always a staunch advocate of llghterthanair craft Captain Hflln en proposed several months ago iu regular airship service be tween Newark and New York Hti air yncht a nonrigid dirigible was considerably smaller than the type planned to use in the passenger scr vice upon Milder North ;