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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 24, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home COMP HARLON E R M I S MEM ART DEPT OF IOWA OFS MOlNES THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 13 Pinchot Has Stiff Fight Stewart Looks Over Keystone State Situation BRAZIL RESIGNS By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 24 There is a cyn icism an unmoral rather than im mroalj tone to P e n n s ylvanias machine politics that seems to me outdoes the poli tics of any other state in the country Politics in most states is decep tive with blah blah Pennsylvanias hardboiled reg ulars evidently taka it for granted that everyone knows they are a gang of highbinders and put on no goodbye airs They discuss their nefarious practices publicly They willingly explain them to cas ual visitors They cackle over them delightedly IT IS A LOT of fun to associate with such folk They are so un affected that they are refreshing Hence it is no mystery to me that the Pennsylvania voters themselves have a very kindly feeling toward they must or they would not let them run the state the great er part of the time Greedy and selfseeking tho they actually ad vertise themselves to be they are jolly and thoroly human and it is natural to like them Neverthelessthey overdo matters about once in every so often and the voters began to wonder finally they positively have not got to clean house of them TROUBLE is that a job of political house cleaning has to be supervised by some dour re former To my mind this accounts amply the terrific fight Gifford Pinchot encountering In his determination jUfet Into the Pennsylvania gtiv jf asecond cTose of house cleaning Mr to tiieon e he adrnin I stered to Ut when he was governor before of the first dose doubtless only intensifies the unre eherate Pennsylvania elements ob jection to a repetition of it while the taste of the previous dose still lingers But will the unregeneratea prove strong enough to stave it exGovernor Pinchot running1 as a republican in a state normally so overwhelmingly republican as the Keystone State The unregenerates themselves hesitate to say so They Turn to rose 6 Column MORAlGETSOUT OF PRISON AGAIN Former Gang Leader Jaunty in Refusal to Answer Questions CHICAGO Oct 24 the hurdles of a vagrancy hearing and questioning by federal agents jauntily George Bugs Moran once northside gang leader was at liberty today again on bail Moran was before Judge John H Lyle on the vagrancy hearing yes terday following his release just be fore he was to have been taken to a jail cell the day before He had obtained his temporary freedom by a friends posting of bonds A change of venue request to Judge Lyle brot a reassignmfnt of the action Government agents questioned him next but he refused to give any information WHITE FLAG RUN UP WHEN REBELS FIRE ON PALACE Crowds Scatter to Find Refuge as Shooting Begins Croxton to U S Relief in MidWest SAO PAULO Brazil Oct 24 A white flag was run up on the government building shortly before 3 oclock this afternoon indicating that the revolutionary movement had been successful At p m firing against the government palace began and 15 minutes later the white flag was run up The firing in the district where the military barracks are located ceased and the crowds which had fled again appeared on the strets Apparently all was over As soon as the first shots were fired against the government pal ace the crowds scattered and took refuge anywhere that seemed to of fer shelter All business houses put up iron shutters while the street cars wero withdrawn from service The firing was in the center of the city but it was believed to be more in the nature of a demonstra tion than as a real attack which might result in bloodshed CHARGE MURDER JN IripRE StepMother an c SLIPS OUT AGAIN Funeral services wero held Friday morning for William L Parsons district engineer of the Northwestern Bell Telephone company who died Wednesday night The body was taken to Grand Island Nebr for burial Services for Unclean Death of TO Year Old Denver Girl DENVER Oct 24 First de gree murder charges were filed to day against Mrs Pearl OLoughlin and her brotherinlaw Frank OLoughlin accused of the slaying of the womans stepdaughter 10 year old Leona OLoughlin Investigation was pushed in the face of a public communication to the courts members of the bar and the citizens of Colorado from two former justices of the supreme court protesting as inhuman and oppressive police treatment of the woman prisoner i Police said they were on the verge of clearing up the details of the murder yesterday when their ques tioning of Mrs OLoughlin was broken off by a court order admit ting1 her attorney for a conference with tho woman Chief of Police Robert F Reed said Mrs OLoughlin had impli cated three others in the murder He said that tho stepmother who had been grilled for five days fin ally cried I did it I alone arty responsible take me out and hang me I did all the cooking at the house I cooked rice and the glass At this point the chief said the arrival of the attorney interrupted the statement AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont go against Pa to be contrary I just do itto be on the safe side when I dont know for sure which way is right 3 BANDITS HOLD UP MAIL TRUCK Stop Drivers With Sawed Off Shotguns Escape With ARGO 111 Oct 24 bandits robbed a mail truck here today and escaped with a bag con taining The truck had received the morn ing mail from the depot and started for the pos toff ice two blocks away when it was forced to the curb by a black sedan Two bandits emerged with sawed off shotguns and while one guarded Ralph Devee the driver the other sorted thru the mail until he found the bag he desired He tossed it into the sedan in which the third re mained seated and drove off toward Joliet Alleged Rum Runner Sunk by Coast Guard WESTERLY R I Oct 24 AV One vessel was reported sunk by gun fire and another captured by coast guardsmen in Stonington Har bor last night Both are believed to have been engaged in rum running Firing awakened residents along the waterfront MeMFriday Fittierdl at Holy Fam ily Church Burial at firand Island Funeral services for W L Par sons 1016 Second street north west district engineer of the North western Bell Telephone company were held at the Holy Family Catholic church at 9 oclock Friday morning The Rev R PMurphy wan in charge Pallbears were J W Hight E H Johnson J F Stanfield B C Way J D Cowan and T J Sulli van all employes of the local office of Northwestern Bell except Mr Sullivan who is from the area office of the company at Des Moines The body was taken to Grand Island Nebr Friday afternoon for ourial The body lay in state at the Meyer Funeral home before the fu neral Mr Parsons died Wednesday at a local hospital where he has been since Oct 15 He has been in Ma gon City since 1922 when he came here as district manager of tho Western Electric Telephone com pany He has been in the telephone business since 1913 He was a member of the local American Legion post During the war he served as a second lieuten ant in the 446 Arco Squadron and was overseas 18 months Involved in State Public Works Proposals Oct 24 V Arthur Woods government un employment relief director said to day that approval of public works proposals totalling approximately 5450000000 to be voted on in about 20 states in November would result in stimulation of industry and go far toward relieving unemployment Altho stressing the task of feed ing the unemployed was one for lo cal organizations to handle Colonel Woods said the federal government vould assist in aiding the states to vork out plans to increase the num ber of jobs and to care for families which do not have a breadwinner Croxton to Aid He announced he had obtained the services of Fred C Croxton Colum bus Ohio to cooperate with the governors of the states in the mid dlewest Croxton he said was largely responsible for a success ful plan worked out in Ohio to take care of the unemployed Woods said the most seriously af fected region appeared to be th Great Lakes states Vive L and Bellonte Back Home HOODLUMS RIOT HAVRE France Oct 24 Captain Dieudonne Coste transAt lantic flight hero debarked from the liner France incognito at 8 a m today and his much advertised marital difficulties were immediate ly smothered in the kisses and em braces of Mme Coste who was awaiting him at tho pier They left for Deauville in an auto mobile intending to return here at 4 p m for his official debarkation when he and Maurice Bellonte his mechanic in the long flight across the Atlantic will be received by Associates Cress Iltofo Change of venue and posting of bail enabled George Bugs Moran former gang leader to slip out of jail in Chicago where ho was held on a vag rancy charge Mayor Leon Meyer and the city council They certainly do things in a big way in America M Coste toll newspapermen By the time we had gone half way on our national tour Bellonte and I were puzzled whether we were in France or in America Only for language our welcome was just as enthusiastic as it might have been or will be in Paris tomor row Will you please tell them in the United States how much we ap preciated it Tell them Bellonte and Coste simply feel Vive L1 Amerique like shouting Guests Begin to Arrive for Royal Affair Gather at Asstsi for worlc in them Ho expects to about three other regional directors to cooperate with the states Seeks Accurate Count idea now is to intensify efforts and stimulate activity to get over the winter Woods ex pect to continue the admirable pol icies and the organization set up a year ago by President Hoover with states and industries The results ac complished in this way greatly re duced what would otherwise have been overwhelming unemployment during the past year as they have prevented acute distress up to this time Colonel Woods said he was seek ing the accurate number of unem ployed We expect to get information from each city he added and pass it to other cities particularly as to successful methods used in combat ing the unemployment problem Special Session Possible We want to know all about la bor conditions those working on part time and the number of fam ilies left with no bread winner It is only on accurate information that wise action can be taken He said information also would be sought from the census bureau the American Federation of Labor and state labor and other agencies Questioned whether it would be necessary for President Hoover to Turn to Pasn S Column LEAD REVOLT SCHOOL CADET Mavy Joins Movement People Celebrate Victory pERNAMBUCO Oct 24 raido broadcast from Rio d Janeiro today said that the militar school there had revolted the cadet being led by several high army o fleers ilptittls John Gregg Shorthand Inventor 63 Marries Miss JanetKinky 30 GALLUP N Mex Oct 24 UP Robert Gregg 63 multimil lionaire inventor of the Gregg sys tem of shorthand and Janet Kinley 30 daughter of David Kinley for mer president of the University of Illinois were married here Thurs day afternoon The romance began on shipboard in the Mediterranean a year ago Miss Emma Pinta 31 Dies at Manly MANLY Oct serv ices for Miss Emma Pinta 31 were arranged for 10 oclock Fridav morning at the Catholic church here Miss Pinta died Wednesday from an attack of asthma and heart trouble Altho shehad been in poor health recently she was confined to bed by a short time Miss Pinta is survived by her mother Mrs Anna Pinta and five brothers and three sisters i GANGSTER GUNS Iowa Odd Fellows End Des DES MOINES Oct 24 fiveday convention of the Independ ent Order of Odd Fellows closed here today with nomination of offi cers and the selection of the meeting place as business on the days program Clinton invited the order tr thAro npvh ueax Capone Suspected in Death of Rival Chicago Under world Leader CHICAGO Oct 24 guns silent in Chicago for some time opened up again last night and removed Joe Aiello one of the few remaining rivals of Alfonse Ca pone from the picture of Chicagos crime Aiello reputed alcohol king part ner of George Bugs Moran and listed by the Chicago crime com mission as a public enemy was shot and killed by agang of men number unknown as he left the apartment of Patsy Presto an im porter in North Kolmar avenue Seventeen or more bullets were fired into the gang leader from ma chine and other guns secreted in three different positions as Aiello walked into what the police said was one of the most elaborate as sassination plots in gangland his tory Machine Gun Used As he stepped out of the Presto apartment presumably to enter n cab that was waiting to take him nnd Presto to his home machine gun fire opened from a third floor window of an apartment across the Turn tn Tfirn A Column ASSISI Italy Oct 24 King and commoners statesmen and hawkers soldiers and priests con verged on this little city today in anticipation of the marriage tomor row of Princess Giovanna third daughter of the Italian king to Czar Boris IH of Bulgaria Prior to the ceremony a royal train bearing the bride and bride groom King Victor Emanuel Queen Elena and others attending them will arrive from Turin and San Ros sore After the ceremony Boris and Giovanna will leave for a short Ad riatic honeymoon prior to a second ceremony at Sofia Pcnrtis Ceremony Catholic ceremony here is by special dispensation of the pope who is permitting Giovan na to marry Boris of the Greek or thodox faith with the proviso that their children be brot up as Roman Catholics and that there be no suc ceeding Greek orthodox marriage ceremony which might be construed as having been recognized by the Vatican A last minute rearrangement will permit the ceremony to be held in the so called upper church of St Francis instead of the low er Basilica on which it is superim posed The change was made be cause of the larger upper auditor ium Roynl Guests Present Besides King Victor Emanuel and Queen Elena other royal figures present will include the former Queen Sophie of Greece and no leas than 35 princes and princesses of the blood All those of the House of Savoy with their consorts will be Turn to PnRfi Column Shortly iMterward it wag pounced navy which has re mained loyal toi the government had joined the revolutionary movement When bulletins announcing the new movement were posted by newspapers the people became wild with joy Banks and shops closed in honor of the victory It appeared shortly before noon that there would be a provisional government within a few hours headed by Gen Menna Barreto chief of the civilmilitary committee which asked the resignation of the president early this morning Final Coup Comes When Capital City Army Strikes DUENOS AIRES Oct 21 A correspondent ot Lf Nu cion telegraphs that Tasso Fragoso hns assumed tho dic tatorship of Brazil at Ilio Do Janeiro RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil Oct 24 7P The government of Presi dent Washington Luis which for three weeks has been fighting a widespread revolutionary movement v in Brazil was overthrown today and the president resigned The blow which overthrew the ad ministration was struck by a group of army and navy officers in Rio do Janeiro itself a provisional head quarters being set up and n proc amation being issued to all Brazil ns to end the civil warfare now in progress and to establish peace igain Refused to Resign The coup came with dramatic swiftness shortly after midnight Military police and some troops tak ng their positions around the presi dential residence and cutting off traffic Gen Menna Baretto head of the Rio de Janeiro garrison acting in the name of a civil and military committee went to tie president and demanded his French and American Airmen Die in Crash on Flight to Ethiopia PARIS Oct 24 Lane an American aviator and his French flying companion Pierre Nicolas were killed today when a plane in which they were taking off from Le Bourget for Cairo and Addis Ababa crashed and was destroyed by flames They were going to Addis Ababa to witness the corona tion of Raa Tafari as emperor of Ethiopia Associated Press Photo President Washington Luis Pcreira do Souza resigned Fri day acknowledging the victory of tho revolutionists in Brazils civil war Death Toll in Tunnel Cavein Reaches Three STEUBENVILLE Ohio Oct 24 toll in the collapse of a tunnel near here which buried a freight train yesterday stood three today with the death of the sole sur vivor Louis Romando brakeman CARDENAS KILLED BY FIRING SQUAD Mexican Caught by Soldiers Removing Rail From Tracks CIUDAD Chihuahua Mexico Oct 24 firing squad has ended the life of Francisco Duls Cardenas whom federal troops caught in the act of removing a rail from the Mexico CltyElpaso rail road line near here The military escort of the pas senger train Tuesday discovered him near Jimenez allegedly taking the rail from the ties They brot him to Chihuahua City tried him be fore a court martial which con victed him and he was executed at lawn Thursday Several attempts have been made to derail trains in various parts of Mexico during the past few weeks by similar tactics but Ruiz Is the first ever to be captured and pun ished for the act Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct we got a great treat in store for us next Tuesday eve ning Bernard Shaw is going to talk to us over the radio for 40 minutes He is the most interesting and en t e r t a Ining man in the word today He and Mussolini are pretty near a tie You dont need to ask any questions when you meet either one of em Just sit still and listen Shaw told me that the United States and Russia are the most unique countries in the world to Jiy Russia was trying a great experiment and was trying everything that come along and that we were both in the experi mental stage England dont know yet whether Shaw is for em or against em Yours WILL ROGERS HUNDREDS DIE IN MEXICAN FLOOD Escaping Troops Watch River Sweep Away Whole Townin Vera Cruz MEXICO CITY Oct 24 patches to the newspaper Excel sior from Tamplco today quoted the commander of the federal gar rison at Alamo state of Vera Cruz as saying that many persons pos siblyhundreds had died during floods there Tuesday Captain Alvaro Barrazo who managed to escape from the town with his troops as the inundation icked at their heels said he had observed the disaster from high ground nearby and had seen pos sibly hundreds of persons caught in the sudden onrush of water and swept away bythe river currents Town Destroyed He added that the town was al most destroyed altho an American aviator E Warren flying over what he believed to be Alamo yes terday said that severe buildings were left standing and were emerg ing from the receding waters War ren saw a number of persons walk ing around Barrazo and his men reached the town of Chapopote Nunez after a hard march thru storm and food ridden country losing their horses enroute He said the storms com menced Sunday Oct 5 and kept up until Tuesday of this week when the flooded rivers overflowed anc inundated the town Caught in Waters The populace panicstricken sought refuge in the hills but many were caught in the swirling waters Other reports from the stricken district said the nearby villages o San Isidro Tumbadero Ojite nnc San Miguel had totally disappeare beneath the water which receding had left many human bodies as wcl an the bodies of cattle The Penn Mex Fuel company property ai Alamo was badly damaged Robert Chanler Noted American Artist Dies WOODSTOCK N Y Oct 24 If Winthrop Chandler noted American artist and former husbanc of LIna Cavalicri opera singer dice early this morning after a long 111 ness to step out of office V Censorship Lifted During the early hours of the day the city was quiet but later gangs of hoodlums made their way thru the main streets and attacked the offices of two newspapers which had been supporters of the govern ment Furniture was thrown out of upper floors and was burned News of the coup was sent out by radio thru the military committee nnd the strict censorship was lifted n order that the latest develop ments might be sent out of the country Later the provisional headquar ters of the military committee is ued a proclamation denouncing the ivil warfare of the past three veeks and calling for peace After his resignation Washington iiils gave himself up to General Turn tn IttKC A Column Jndbergh Hops Off for New York After Trip of Inspection COLUMBUS Oct 24 Charles A Lindbergh left Port Co umbus at a m C S T to day for New York after an inspcc ion trip over the line of the New YorkColumbus leg of the new ranscontinental airmail route which will be opened officially tomorrow Markets at a Glance NEW YORK rails again ad vance Bonds Irregular Brazilian strong rails recovtr utilities lead rally CHICAGO bearish Argentine acreage and small exports fine husking weath er and easy cables WEEKS FORECAST Fair and slightly warmer night Saturday increas ing cloudiness warmer south and cast portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 52 Minimum In Night 25 At 8 A M Fridnv 32 ;