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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVECENTS PER COPY H A S L 0 IT ft HIS MtM A AHT OEPT OF IOWA 0 E S MO 1NE S I A NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 22 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 11 Revolt Idea Widespread Revolutionitis New Epidemic Says Stewart RELIEF SEEKS By CHARLES P STEWAKT Oct 22 Revolutionitis is epidemic in the new world a violent epidemic and acute rev olutionitis Most of the rest of the world has revolutionitis in its chronic form There Is this to be said in acute revolutionitis fa patient has it some times a mighty malignant case sometimes a comparatively mild one and gets up and about again cured True a single attack does not confer im munity Occasionally it repeats Certain constitutions seem Espe cially suceptible to it But at worst the acute forms victims are normal enough between spells Chronic revolutionitis keeps the sufferer from it miserable for years maybe It theatens constantly to become acute but often it just oc curs off and on indefinitely Per haps it never culminates in anything in particular Perhaps it does Theres no calculating it accurately 4 THIS figure of speech was not sup 1 plied to me by Assistant Secre tary of Commerce Julius Klein For whatever its worth I made it up myself but I made it up from what Dr Klein said to me concerning the revolutionary state of the the doctor having requested that he be not quoted inasmuch as revolu tionitis subjects are very sensitive relative to their affliction which they do not like to have gossiped Turn to FORO 2 Column KING WINTER DESCENDS ON NORTHERN STATES Chinese Reds Slau ASK RANSOM OF TO FREE CAPTIVES in Looting of City LOSSES MOUNT amage in Mexico Probably Will Reach Millions of Pesos MEXICO CITY Oct 22 Losses from storms and floods over Mexico continued to mount today and probably will reach several mil lions of pesos Meanwhile gales of near tornado proportions still assailed the gulf coast as far north as Tampico and south as far as the Isthmus of Te huantepec striking Inland as far as Oaxaca Excelsior dispatches said that the hurricane had leveled banana trees at Tuxtepeca banana reglonof Oax aca Rivers of the region were swol len and the villagers have fled to higher ground Lower parts of Tampico are un der water while the village of La Ribera northern Vera Cruz has been inundated by a flooding rivu let there Priests Sent to Deliver Message Tell Tales of Horror OHANGHAI Oct 22 press dispatches from Nanchang today said 8000 men and women had been slaughtered since capture of Kiang Central Kiangsi province by communist hordes Oct 6 Burn ing and looting in the city accom panied tho massacre Missionary advics from Kiukiang said five foreign Catholic sisters were captured by reds and were held in a communist hospital a few miles outside of Kian while five Chinese nuns were held at red head quarters within the city Where abouts of four priests captured by communists was not known Additional information from Bi shop Migniani and a Chinese priest at Kiukiang said no mission build ings had been burned when they de parted at the command of the reds to demand Mexican for release of the missionaries Soldiers Wont Fight The bishop left Kian Oct 14 He said tiuckets of gasoline had been distributed thruoutbuildings be longing to the church in the event the reds wished to fire the proper ties Additional Klukiang advices said nationalist authorities were experi encing difficulties in forcing the few nationalist soldiers in Ki angsi to fight red soldiers The ad vices said the armed men were adopting the slogan soldiers dont fight soldiers This development was unexpected and is considered the result of com munist propaganda among Nanking forces Ransom Demand Absurd That Nanking is facing a Hercu lean tasks in its efforts to uproot the communists of central and southern China was agreed in all circles While Lazarist headquarters here were reticent concerning the whole sale kidnaping of their missionaries at Kian members of the mission in dicated the demand for Mexican was absurd Even a frac tion of this is not likely to be paid it was Indicated Officials of the mission said the reported killing of two priests at Kian was considered confirmed al tho no details were available Communist Battery Fires on U S Ship HANKOW China Oct 22 A communist battery on the Yang tse river fired twice on the Amer ican steamer Ifungtoday as the ship approached Hankow from Ichang An American naval armed guard on board the Ifung replied effect ively and the steamer was not hurt The battery was located a few miles above Hankow MJNT HET By Robert Quillen If women like Emmie take all the jobs where do they think the men are oin to earn money enough married on Shiftinjr winds bringing snow and cold from tlic northweit havicatisprt scenes liln this in most of tho northern sfates from tlift Rockies to the eastern wnuthnr after nn abnormally warm au tumn These photos show one of the districts hardest hit western Now York where the snow fell four feet on the level in towns and cities outside of Buffalo Top nlmto shows a scenn alone tiie HamburgBuffalo road on Lake Erie and lielow a line of cars jammed tight in both directions wailing as the blizzard Hubsklec 6HOUR DAY TO BE SOUGHT FOR BY RAIL UNIONS U S and Canada to Join in Effort to Help Jobless CLEVELAND Oct 22 V seven railroad labor unions of the United States and Canada to day took the leadership of organ ized labor in the movement seek ing a sixhour working day without reduction of pay It was virtually the same group of unions which 14 years ago won for railroad work ers the eighthour instead of the 10hour day which was followed by shorter hours in numerous other in dustries Officials of the railroad unions estimate that the proposed sixbour day would put to work 50000 men now unemployed in the railroad in dustries The campaign for the shorter working day will be planned in de tail at a meeting of 700 representa tives of the railroad unions in Chi cago Nov 2 Unemployment Faced For more than a year it was re vealed in union records the oper ating side of the railroad industry has been confronted with an increas ing unemployment situation Thou sands ofyounger members of the unions have been made idle by the current business depression while other thousands have been forced from their Jobs by the unification of lines and the inroads of bus trans portation on some divisions A F Whitney president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen said the sixhour day is now a ne cessity and that at the Chicago con ference committees will be organ Will Rogers SAN LUIS Cal Oct in the papers where Speaker Longworth would hs R quite a race in the com i n g election Thats mighty unsual for Nick and it would just about bor der on a na tional calamity if he was de feated I have talked with a lot of those old time democratic congressmen that have served with him for years and they all say he is one of the most able and fairest men that has ever been in the house Why I think Garner the democratic leader would resign if he didnt have his old pal Nick there Let the democrats make a lot of gains but lets keep Nick He is pretty near one of us Yours WILL ROGERS GATHERS FACTS FOR SORVEY OF NT FEDERAL PLANES DOCTOR HEARD IN RADIO CASE Claims Baker Called Medical Group Meat Cutters Association WASHINGTON Oct 22 Testimony that ho heard Norman Baker broadcast over station KTNT attacks on physicians in Muscatine and call the American Medical as sociation the American meat cut ters association was given today before the radio commission by Dr Thomas F Beveridge of Muscatine Baker is owner of station KTNT at Muscatine The station has been cited by the commission to show why it should remain on the air Its probationary license was renewerl yesterday for 30 days from Nov 1 Dr Beveridge a member of the Muacatine County Medical society testified he heard Baker urge people to go to drugless healers for treatment and to boycott physi cians in Muscatine county He said Baker who founded the Baker Institute for the treatment of cancer at Muscatine had told his radio audiences he was going to bust the American Medical Asso ciation and then asked for con tributions to support the Peoples Protective Association which Bak er also organized George M Hinshaw of Washing ton former managing editor of this Muscatine Journal called as a wit ness by Commission Counsel Fisher testified that Baker had broadens attacks over station KTNT against himself and Clyde Rabedeaux pub lisher of the Journal Dominate Situation Over Rebel Territory Accord ing to Claim RIO DE JANEIRO Oct 22 Federal authorities today asserted that the government air forces were dominating the situation over rebel territory and were making constant flights into the interior of the state of Parana to map the insurgent po sitions A communique said the Insur gents made two attempts to cross the Senges river near Harare Par ana but had been repulsed each time Federal airplanes aided in the fighting and helped to drive back the rebels Government troops from several points were stated to have joined forces at Itajura in the southern part of the state of Minas Geraes constituting a strong army which now is advancing on the insurgents Under the terms of a presidential decree extending the business holi day until Nov 30 all banks were opened today doing usual business for the first time in several weeks The bank of Brazil alone was per mitted to deal in exportation Markets at a Glance Hoovers Will Vote by Absentee Ballots in California Precinct WASHINGTON Oct 22 Two absentee ballots will go from the capital to California for the election Nov 4 and it may be as sumed safely that they will add to the republican total in that state President and Mrs Hoover expect to mail their votes to their home precinct at Palo Alto early next week Two years ago this would not have been possible At that time absentee ballots could be cast only from within the state but the new statute permits voting from other states In the presidential election of 1928 the President and Mrs Hoover were at home and cast their bal lots personally NEW YOKK leaders re cover temporarily from new lows investment is sues move narrowly in expanded activities Electric Bond and Share touches 1920 low CHICAGO decreased contract stocks and increased feeding de mand unfavorable weather forecast to higher Body of Lloyd Mcllnay Is Found by Family on Farm Near Osage OSAGB Oct body of Lloyd Mcllnay 22 who was acci dentally shot while hunting alonp Tuesday afternoon was found last night by relatives and neighbors who searched the countryside when he failed to return to his home Coroner F R Shclledy declared thai death resulted from an accidenta shot Lioyd resided on a farm seven miles northeast of Osage in the vicinity of Brownville His body was found on the edge of a creek banh in a position which indicated he wa reaching for a squirrel Tho bul let pierced his neck He is survived by his parents Mr and Mrs J R Mcllnay fou brothers Ralph who lives nea Floyd and Ross Velmer and Ro land at home nnd one sister Mia Fern Mcllnay Waterloo He livei near Brownville nearly all his life Funeral services will probablyb Friday NYE CONCLUDES HEARING investigates Straw Pool to Decide Opponent for Norris OMAHA Nebr Oct 22 name of Walter W Head president of the Foreman StateNational ank of Chicago was brot into the Nebraska senatorial primary inves igation today in testimony before special hearing conducted here by Senator Gerald P Nye of North Dakota Testimony given before Nye chairman of the senate committee investigating campaign funds re vealed that head financed a straw pool taken in the state last spring to determine who would be the strongest candidate against Senator George W Norris on the republican ticket After concluding the hearing here Senator Nye immediately left for Lincoln Nebr where he will hold another hearing tomorrow He would make no statement concern ing the inquiry today mm DISCARD HEAVY BLANKETS State Heartened by Reports of Warmer Weather in Offing DES MOINES Oct 22 v lowans today began to poke their heads from blankets and overcoats heartened by reports of rising tem peratures The government bureau predicted warmer weather in the eastern por tion of the state tonight Skies were overcast this morning with showers expected Charles City and Dubuque re ported the lowest temperatures yes terday with a minimum of 22 de grees Davenport registered 30 de grees DCS Moines 33 Sioux City and Council Bluffs and Keokuk 30 The maximum in Des Moines dur ing the day was 43 Tum in Tuge 2 Column Footnote to Huckins GetRich Scheme Is on La Crosse Records LA CROSSE Wis Oct 22 A footnote to the investment scheme for which George and Elmer Huckins were sentenced in Cedar Rapids on charges of obtaining money under false pretenses was on the justice court records today In a deposition heard yesterday Lloyd Johnson sought to recover 55250 which he said he gave C C Looney La Crosse postmaster to invest for him Johnson said he re ceived no receipt but that Looney had told him he had invested the sum in the Huckins enterprises which were said to pay dividends of 26 and 52 per cent Later according to Johnson Looney disclaimed any responsibility for the investment TOTAL KILLED IN MINE EXPLOSION PLACED AT 231 No Hope Can Be Helc for Men Left Trapped Underground ALSDORF Germany Oct 22 The total of dead taken out of the Anna 11 coal mine wrecked yes terday by an explosion late this af ternoon reached 203 The whole number of fatalities stood at Professor Boeker governmental mining expert stated that no hope could be held out that miners still underground in the blasttorn shaft could be rescued alive In addition many of 96 injured and in hospitals are in critical con dition and probably will die When rescue crews wearing gas masks penetrated to a pit 1500 feet beiow the surface a ghastly sight met their eyes All about them the victims lay apparently asphyxiated From this pit not one person had emerged alive It was only then that the wouldbe rescuers realized hope must be given up for any others in that area Continues Efforts There were heartbreaking scenes as the dead were taken from the Cabinet Awaits Arrival of Woods to Take Charge WASHINGTON Oct 22 While the cabinet committee on unemployment today awaited tho arrival of Arthur Woods of New York to take charge of President Hoovers relief organization a group of statistical experts gathered at the labor department to consider existing governments methods of collecting data on unemployment James J Davis secretary of labor in an address to the gather ing said confidence in the accuracy of the departments figures on labor find wage matters was justified but a probable need of extending this type of work now exists He cited particularly the appearance of technological unemployment be ause of the displacement of man al labor by new machinery pro esses Seek Cause Just how far are these techno ogical changes responsible for our iresent unemployment 7 Secretary Davis asked referring to displace ment of musicians hy talking rnov ng picture films unloading of ships jy conveyors and the construction oE new railroads by tracklayers de vices as examples Can this question be answered and if so how are we to answer V he continued is the problem uporivwhtchwe iwlslKyour uuviee This unemployment survey ought Turn to 2 Column Turn to 2 Column 15 Jews Arrested in Warsaw Disturbance WARSAW Oct 22 Telegraphic lews were arrested here last night after 1000 or more Jews had organized an impromptu demonstration in front of the British embassy Gem Thieves Get 200 Diamond Rings From Store in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS Oct 22 Two gem thieves held up the Min nesota Jewelry store in the down town district here this forenoon bound the propriety Robert Graves and a watchmaker and es caped with between 150 and 200 dia mond rintrs Police estimated the loss at INJURED MEN ARE IMPROVING Three Odd Fellows Hurt When Stubbs Car Is Struck The condition of three Odd Fel ows from Mnson City injured while jnroute to the state encampment at Des Moines were said by physicians here to be favorable according o information received here James McCauley 73 has been discharged from the Des Moinea lospital John Johnson 68 and Au gust Praun also 68 were more se verely injured the former with a lossible fractured skull and both vith cuts and bruises All three are rom the Odd Fellows home in Ma son City They were hurt Tuesday when the car driven by A W Stubbs super ntendent of the I O O F home iiere in which they were riding col ided with one driven by George H Borg and overturned The drivers escaped serious injury Ways Check for Ends Britt Church Debt Generous Gift but this was canceled upon receipt ot the unexpectedly large check from the former Britt resident Mr Ways mother Georgians Way was a charter member of the BRITT Oct the Congregational church here which Mason City Man Honors Mother memory of his mother who was a pioneer leader in the Congregational church here B C Way of Mason City this week sent a check for to the Congregational church here This was the exact amount needed to wipe out the church debt after a 52000 bequest from the late J F Smith and Eliza J Raymond and a fund of about created by the Ladies Aid society had been applied to the ob ligations entailed by a remodeling program which Included substan tial additions to the church build ing The Rev B M Southgate C L Pnlmer and the board of trustees had been granted a loan of Mrs OLoughlin Will Be Charged in Death of StepDaughter 10 DENVER Oct 22 chargeswill be filed against Mrs Pearl OLoughlin held in connection with the death of her 10 year old stepchild Leona Captain of De tectives Bert Clark announced to day was founded on July 5 1879 She remained an active member to the time of her death In the process o the remodeling the church bell was rehung and on it was an inscription dated 1887 setting out that the be was the gift to the church of the Ladies Aid society of which at the time Mrs Georgiana Way was president This was an extremely generous act said the Rev Mr Southgate in commenting on Mr Ways con tribution and he has the deepest gratitude ot our congregation Rededication services are planned for Sunday Nov 2 This will be Mr Southgates second anniversary as pastor of tho church WEEKS FORECAST Cloudy with showers In cast nnd soutli portions Wednesday night nnd probably in southeast portion Thursday morning warmer in cnHt portion Wed nesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 41 Minimum in Night 20 At 8 A M Wednesday 32 A bright sun and a wind out of the southwest more west than south combined to warm things up a bit for North Iowa Tuesday The days maximum 41 was the high est recorded In almost a week and the nights minimum was 4 degrees above that of Monday Wednesday morning the sky was overcast with the temperature slightly nbove the freezing point ;