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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HA ftLOW E ft HIS MEM 4 ART orp r OF iosv A 0 E S M 0 I N E S 1 A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THENEWSFAIEll THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 23 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 12 ADMITS KILLING STEPCHILD Dry Issue Prominent 10 Contests Out of 35 in Senate Over Prohibition By CHABLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 23 Out of this falls 35 senate con tests There are two in Kansas Ken tucky New Jer sey and Tennes see also have each a little ad ditional squabble for very short i term honors Tut these three are not included in the total they i are only for De cember January and February i which does not amount to much Anyway out of this falls 35 sen ate contests 10 are more or less noticeably wetanddry fights CTATES in which the senate can J dldates on both sides are dry such as West Virginia and most of the southern group states in which both major parties have made wet nominations states in which the wetanddry issue seems entirely submerged for the do not count of course Net results oE the jousting for seats in the house of representatives means as much in cpunectioii with the prohibition question as the out come of the senatorial campaign to be representatives are too numerous to be reckoned except in job lots As for have plenty of wetanddry1 significance too However it is a significance which cannot be estimated so readily as conclusions can be drawn from the record of votes cast for mem hers of the two branches of con gress IN 10 states then the wetanddry Issue is more or less clearly de fined senatbrially Crystalclarity In milhipis where exSenator Janies Hamilton Lewis D is un qualifldely wet while Representative Hanna McCormick what ever she may be now indisputably Kvas nominated as a Ohio land Massachusetts where two out fyandout drys respectively Senator Turn lo InRO 22 Column 1 Offers Farm Board Wheat to Jobless LEGGEHASWAY TO MAKE CUT IN GRAIN SURPLUS Woods Asks For Help of Industry in Work of Relief 11TASHINGTON Oct 23 VV Chairman Legge said today the federal farm board would be glad tg make its holdings of wheat available as food for the unemployed if con gress would replace the money used by the grain stabilization corpora tion for its purchase Such a step he said would help in reducing the wheat surplus in thia country ACCEPTS CHRIST Gen Chiang KaiShek youth ful nationalist president of China was baptized a Christian Thursday The branch of the Christian church into Legge explained however that Chiang KaiShek was baptized the farm board had no authority under the agricultural marketing act to give away wheat purchased in stabilization operations The only way the wheat could be turned over to the unemployed therefore was thru additional au thority from congress which meets in December Woods Sounds Call Legges statement came in Ttie midst of a series of conferences on the unemployment situation between resident Hoover Col Arthur Voods government relief director d other members of the Hoover isMethodist FAMOUS PILOTS TALK BY RADIO KingsfordS m i t h Ricken backer Converse Tho World Is Between SCHNECTADY N Y Oct 23 famous aviators Wing Commander Charles Kingsford Smith the Australian who haa flown around the world and Ed die Rickenbacker premier Ameri can war ace talked with each other by radio telephone half way around the globe today The conversation was broadcast by WGY and the stations composing the blue net work of the National Broadcasting company Atmospheric conditions were ex cellent Martin P Rice of the Gen eral Electric company staff opened the conversation Then Rickenbacker at New York was cut in He asked the Australian what was most neces sary for the establishment of trans continental and transoceanic air service KingsfordSmith said thai in his opinion the first thing needec was a plane with a cruising spee of hatter than 150 miles an hour Rickonbacker told the Australian that a plane had been designed re cently with a cruising speed o more than 170 miles an hour AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I always hoped my oldest girl would raise a family but she says three is plenty to replace the old ones an have one spare IP Cdtl Woods set jaiside the day to1 rganize his personnel staff going om one department to another to eek qualified men Woods first act after a white ouse conference was to sound a call o industry to find as many jobs as ossible this winter for the 3500 00 persons which government fig res show to be out of employment Hoover Meeto Callers President Hoover discussed the ituation with a series of callers Charles F Abbott executive direc or of the American Institute of teet construction brot to the pres dent tho information that he had earned in his travels thruout the ountry that industry was awaken ng to its responsibilities in the iresent unemployment situation He said industry was taking steps o stagger employment in order to jive part time work to employes le said a meeting would be organ zed shortly in New York of leaders n industry and finance to study tho iroblem of unemployment Must Be Helped Secretary Davis a member of tho cabinet relief committee said un employment must be handled from wo standpoints We have a group of single men and women who are without work and who have reached the end heir resources and must be helped le said adding But more important than thia roup are the family groups in Turn In InRft 22 Column MORAN MISSES NIGHT IN JAIL Enjoys 23 Hours of Liberty as Gift of Friend Who Gave Bond CHICAGO Oct 23 Bugs Moran missed a night in the county jail by inches and en joyed 23 hours of liberty to the sur prise of Judge John H Lyle When Judge Lyle left his court room yesterday he assumed the for mer boss of the north side gangs was enroute to jail But someone presented the required bond as Moran was being led to his cell and until Judge Lyle reached his desk today the manner of the gang sters release was a mystery On file in Judge Lyles court was a real estate bond duly approved by the municipal court and signed by Judge John Scarbaro Michael Schurgel had scheduled property valued at and encumbered by 530000 mortgages I shall examine the bond the judge said Moran won his freedom just be fore 6 p m yesterday and at 5 p m today was to reappear before the court on the vagrancy charge He asked the usual change of venue Meanwhile the prosecutors were un der court orders to look up other possible charges to file agfiinnt Moran i TURNING POINT REACHED CLAIM BUSINESS HEADS Future Expressed at Chicago Conference CHICAGO Oct 23 picture of optimism for the economic fu ture was laid before the American people today by the conference here of leaders of major industries in the United States While there will be no spectacular recovery of business in the opinion of speakers at the conference the turningpoint has been reached and this in itself was described as a step toward a more solid future The conference the seventh of its kind held under the auspices of the University of Chicago and the Am erican instituteof meat packers was attended by more than 40 of the nations chief industrialists bus inessmen educators and others At Turn of Road L J Tabor master of the na tional grange said Agriculture is at the turn of the road Despite drought and the decline in prices the farmer has learned to look less to government and congress and more to himself Organization of agriculture es tablishment a farmerowned and controlled merchandising system and equality of taxation were ad vocated by Tabor as means of re storing the farmers purchasing power Opinions that American industry has solved the technical problems of production and that American standards and wages have come to stay were expressed by other speakers Speaks at Banquet Julius H Barnes chairman of the board of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States said that adop tion of Europe of American stand ards of living would absorb sur plus stocks that are depressing Turn to Pnice 22 Column STEBBINS SAYS SEYMOUR TOOK PART IN FILING Claims Denver Man Saw Second Morris About Candidacy LINCOLN Kebr Oct 23 name of Victor Seymour who until recently was associated with republican national senatorial cam paign committee headquarers in Denver was linked with filing of the second George W Norris forthe re publican senatorial nomination in Nebraska last summer by the tes timony today of State Treasurer W M Stebbins before Chairman Gerald P Nye of the United States senate investigating committee Stebbins a candidate for the re publican senatorial nomination which was won by Senator George W Norris testified that after he approached Seymour the latter in vestigated the availability of the second Norris a Broken Bow gro cer Seymour Stebbins said later called him and said Norris wanted a bond and 5O in cash Stebbins said he went out and got the bond and returned to Sey mours office where he laid it on the table before Mr Seymour Ques tloned regardinghis motive ingiv ing the bond to Grocer Norris Steb hins testified believed Senato Norris was not a good republioa and that he believed this filin would cause Nebraskas senior sen ator to withdraw from the race an run for reelection as an independ ent Stebbins testified that he knew o no other political activities in con nection with the primary campaign on the part of Mr Seymour Walter Head Chicago and Omah banker who has announced that h financed the taking of a straw po by Seymour is scheduled to testif at the hearing late this afternoon Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct back home without a puncture We may have depres sion but we got good tires and they are selling worth the money now Mr Hpover Just appointed an employment agent to see who was work ing and who was just standing talking about depression One of our submarines went down 332 feet purposely We have had em go lower than this but this is the first one to get back up again Germany has a new aeroplane with its tail where its head ought to be They ought to call it the congressional plane Yours WILL ROGERS SEARCH FOR 25 STILL IN MINE Rescue Squads Expect to Add Them to List of Blast Casualties ALSDORF Germany Oct 23 P squads penetrated the most remote galleries of the Anna H mine today in search of 25 per sons unaccounted for after the ex plosion which Tuesday wrecked the shaft taking at least 251 lives Officials of the mine are still mystified as to cause of the explo sion They claim dynamite recently sent to the shaft was stored in its proper places Saturday and could not have been the initial cause of the blast Coal damp it wns believed pos siblv offered nn explanation BURNED BODIES OF BOYS FOUND High School Youths At tacked in Swamp Die in Hospital of Injuries MEMPHIS Tenn Oct 23 The battered and burned bodies of two North Carolina high school students lay today in a morgue ap parently victims of assailants who beat them severely and placed them on a pyre formed by embers of an Arkansas swamp campfire Both died in a hospital last night without regaining consciousness Their skulls had been crushed The boys were identified by notes and a diary found in their pockets as Burton Hensley and Woodrow S Wilson of the little town of Bald Creek in the mountains of North Carolina Advices from Bald Creek said they left their homes eight days ago presumably on a hitch hiking trip to the west Discovery of the two youths their bodies seared by the flames of the still burning campfire was made by two wood choppers late yester day Police were without a definite theory as to the motive which prompted the slaying The groum about the camping place showed signs of a struggle and tracks of an automobile tire BakerKTNT Case Before Radio Board Decision on Muscatine Station Expected in Three Weeks WASHINGTON Oct 23 Examination of evidence presented at the hearing before the federal radio commission on Norman Bak ers request to renew the license of his station KTNT was going for ward today The station in Muscatine was cited Aug 1 to show why its con tinuance was for the common good While the review of testimony is un der way the commission hns grant ed an additional 30 days license be ginning Nov 1 A decision was ex pected in three weeks The commission will weigh state ments of witnesses that Baker had attacked over his station the Mus catine Journal the American Medi cal association citizens of the com munity and state officials as against those of Bakers witnesses that KTNT had performed a public service in discussing public ques tions v On the stand yesterday Baker presented a letter from the Iowa Medical association which he said was evidence that the association conspired with the Muscatine Coun ty Medical association to force his station from the air He also said that purported transcripts of his radio speeches read into the records Tuesday were unfair and failed to give the true account of his remarks about physicians the Muscatine Journal and its publishers He maintained that he had not used obscene language over the air as charged by government witnesses TENTH DISTRICT LEGION DROPS IN ON ALGONA POST State Officers of Both Vets and Auxiliary Are Speakers ALGONA Oct brilliant banquet last night served by members of the Royal Neighbors climaxed a oneday conference of Legionnaires and auxiliary members of the northern half of the tenth district The conference for the southern half is being held at Boone today Hagg post here and its auxiliary unit were hosts District Commander H J Craig of Jefferson presided over both the afternoon sessions of he Legion and the evening pro jram for both men and women Lairu Native Son Department Adjutant R J Laiid claimed by Algona as a native son Frank Miles editor of the owa Legionaire Mrs Bernard Dubbert of Cedar Falls state presi dent of the auxiliary Mrs Made line See Laurens tenth district committeewoman Mrs Esther Thompson Dallas Center state aux iliary historian and Bill Deming of Estherville a state vice commander Ieona OXoughlln 10 year old Denver girl who died from the effects of ground glass in her food Her stepmother 1ms con fessed to the murder of the child Markets at a Glance Jewel Bandit Killed in Robbery Attempt PHILADELPHIA Oct 23 Two men attempted to hold up a jewelry salesman in the heart of the shopping district today and in a running pistol fight with policemen one of them was killed Fifteen to 20 shots were fired scattering a crowd that had filled the streets in the noon hour of theLegipn were principal speak ers at the evening program The Rusty Hinjfe quartet of Ma son City and the Iowa Blues dance band pTrovided music for the banquet and the latter played for the dance which closed the days festivities Tinnaii Speaks Welcome Welcome to the visitors Irom a score of towns was extended by L L Linnan Algona lawyer for mer president of the community club and live Legionnaire He had a great assortment of appropriate stories Jack Higley Emmetsburg district vice commander spoke briefly on the banquet program and the distinguished guests presented included Mrs Laird mother of the state adjutant Mrs F L Webster ormer state officer of the auxiliary Ida E Larson of Swea City tate publicity director for the aux liary and L S Minkler Algona commander Mr Miles in his address deCend d the Legion convention at Boston lolding that it was the most order y convention I ever attended Criticism has come without excep ion from sources which are chron cally opposed to the Legion and vhat it stands for he held and much of the trouble was the result of activities by communists drawn o Boston for the purpose of em jarrassing the national federation of labor convention which was in session concurrently with the Le ion Defends Kcqiilrcd Drill The Legion editor also staunchly defended required military training in state colleges pointing out that more than half of the world is in the throes oC internal unrest at present and that an outbreak of war in the near future is not a re mote possibility We are willing to give leader NEW YOUK Stocks Irregular Van Swerin gen issues sag 2 to 20 points to new lows Bonds Irregular rails and in dustrials move iowpr Curb Firm utilities lead narrow rise Butter Easier CHICAGO Wheat Barely steady good rains and large increase in worlds vis ible Corn Easy bearish Iowa reports and larger Argentine exports Cattle Higher Hogs Steady lo higher Two Witnesses Testify Campbell Resembles Slayer of Mary Baker WASHINGTON Oct 22 Two witnesses in the Mary Baker murder trial testified today that Herbert M Campbell charged with the killing resembled the man they saw struggling with a girl in an automobile near Sixteenth ant B streets this city on April 11 Italian Schools Given Holiday for Wedding ROME Oct 23 govern ment today declared Saturday ncx B business and school holiday on the occasion of the marriage o Princess Giovanna and King Bori nt Bulgaria MAN BURIED TUNNEL CAVEIN TAKENOUTDEftD Rescue SquadrTalks Wit One of Two Men Still Trapped OTEUBENVILLB Ohio Oct 23 JPi J of three trainmen trapped in a cavein one of the Wheeling and Lake Erie railroad tunnels at Adenn 25 miles southwest of here today was dead when removed from the shattered caboose at noon today He was identified as Jerry L Sells 40 a conductor of Dillonvale Communication with Al Roman do 35 Dillonville another train man was established a short time before rescue crews reached Sells body which had been crushed under stone and dirt Romando said he was trapped between boulders and could not move The rescue crew said E E Duga 3Ii Dillonville a brakeman prob ably was dead as the caboose had been broken into hundreds of small pieces by the weight of the tunnel Ioof They said Romando would be reached afler the removal of about 10 feet of dirt Romando told the crews he wns trapped hut did not believe he was injured seriously DENVER WOMAN SAYS SHE ALONE CAN BE BLAMED Glass Poisoner on Verge of Breakdown When Quiz Ends DENVER Oct 23 of Detectives Bert Clark an nounced this morning that Mrs Pearl OLoughlin after prolonged questioning had admitted she alone was to blame lor the death of her 10yearold stepdaughter Leona whose body was found in the Berk eley park lake Oct 14 Captain of Detectives Bert Clark announced that he had obtained the admission from Mrs OLoughlin after a grilling of six and a half hours The womans nerve broke and she was carried to her cell in the matrons quarters of the city jail on the verge of a complete breakdown Beyond the bare anouncement hat Mrs OLoughlin had Captain Clark declined to Questioned Wife City Detective Leo OLoughlin re overing from the effects of eating ood in which ground glass had beert laced questioned his wife yesterday or the first time since the bruised body of his child was discovered in a city park lake that time she affirmed her innocence An examination of the childs body found two days after she had disappeared from home showefl a quantity of glass in the Btqmacb So did the petiu from a meal nerved at a family din ner party Coupling these facts with the cause of OLoughlins Illness po lice advanced the theory ofa plot to exterminate the entire family The admission of Mrs OLoughlia concluded her sixth extended ques tioning by officers one session hav ing been at the bier of the dead child Knows Nothing She admitted responsibility Captain Clark said Her first state ment of admission was Ill take the blame Im the one that has to suffer After Mrs OLoughlin was taken from the room of Captain Clark she wag given a cup of hot beverage by Mrs Suzanna Armstrong ma tron of the jail and seemed to re cover from her collapse She remarked to Mrs Armstrong that she knew nothing of the murder of her step child Within 10 minutes she was asleep Frank OLoughlin brother of tective OLoughlin was taken into custody for questioning today Ray Humphries investigator for the dis trict attorney said OLoughlin hat been shadowed by officers for four days ship to movements for peace but Turn to rapft 22 Column 2 HUNT LEADERS OF ART RACKET 13 Indicted on Fraud Charge in Sale of Alleged Antiques BOSTON Oct 23 The al leged guiding geniuses of an antique racket Wilbur J Cooke and Mrs E E Caroline Saunders of New York were the objects of a nation wide policesearch today Thirteen secret indictments were returned yesterday against members of the racket Cooke and Mrs Saunders are said to have escaped Monday from the home in Holyoke of Mrs Clemen tine Briggs Doran at the time Mrs Doran wns arrested and charged with having sold china which she represented to be of antique origin to a Boston art connoisseur for 000 Police charged that the ware was of modern manufacture and had been artificially ngcd DECLARED SELF McCormick Points to Circu lars to Prove There Was No Alliance CHICAGO Oct 23 gresswoman Ruth Hanna McCor mick today pointed to unsigned cir culars she said had been sent to Negro voters as vindication of her claim to complete lack of political aHiunce with Mayor William Hale Thompson In a formal statement last night the senate campaigner said that she had been advised that Mayoi Thompson leader of the republican group known as the city hall forces was responsible for distribution of the circulars which urged Negro voters to support her democratic opponent former Senator James Hamilton Lewis Her statement added tluit she hat been informed the circulars con tnined a malicious and unjustifiable attack upon her late husband Mc dill McCormick While I regret hat the an nouncement of the mayors opposi tion to me was not made more open ly and regret that it is based on a malicious and unjustifiable attack on my late husband I am pleased said the McCormick statement that the mayors attitude is thuu definitely disclosed action will I am sure throw a new light on my own political as sociations which have been general ly misrepresent nd in the hostile press for the last two years COL LINDBERGH FORGED TO LAND Returns to Port After Taking Off on Leg of Inspec tion Flight McKEESPORT Pa Oct if Charles A Lindbergh rev turned to Bettis airport at p m today after he had taken oft for Columbus Ohio on his inspec tion trip over the eastern link of the new line of the Transcontinen talWestern Air Transport Inc Poor visibility forced the noted flyer back after he had reached Pitta burgh a few miles along the route lo Columbus Col Lindbergh started from Newark this morning flying a tri motored plane He was accompan ied by three relief pilots flit Weal WEEKS FORECAST Fuir Thursday night anil Fri day slightly colder In extreme cast portion Thursday night somewhat wurmcr Friday after noon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday SO Minimum in NlRht 28 At 8 A M Thursday 33 ;