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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1930, Mason City, Iowa I North Iowas ILY PAi Edited for the Home rURLON E R II I S MEtt ART DEPT OF MOINES I A THE NEWSPAPEK THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION m xxrrtki Ulvlll iUWAMIS WUJlljriiliUlvo VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 31 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 1 I 19 I Penn Issues Reach Out Inundation Affects Neighboring West Virginia By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 31 CPA e n nsylvania always has been an exceedingly political state but this ds the first campaign so far as records show that Its politics have ex ceeded what its own soil can ab sorb and over flowed into an adjoining com monwealth The inundation is affecting West Virginia Just what the effect will be however as yet is problematical Both West Virginia parties are trying to utilize it each to Its own ripa rian land owners on opposite banks of a maddened stream cutting levees against one another Yes Pennsylvania is an issue in West Virginia Maybeit will prove to be thede elding issue between James Ellwood Jones and Matthew M Neely striv ing to fish a panhandle senatorship out of the flood respectively from its republican and democratic shores Which one wins will depend on which one is cleverest in shooting the current disastrously over the other ones way enabling the can didate who succeeds in doingso to wade into the slack water and res cue the flotsam for himself I PENNSYLVANIA a nd West Vir f ginia both are coal states as everyone doubtless knows West Virginia has longcom plained that Pennsylvania has much the better of railroad rates in the marketing of its black dia ijonds Naturally Pennsylvania ine operators profit thus at West oators Thompson Stricken While He Prepared to Attend Meeting CHICAGO Oct 31 IP Mayor William Hale Thompson was strick en seriously ill today as he prepared to appear in a loop theater for a noonday political address He waa rushed to Passavant hospital where his secretary said he would submit to an operation for appendicitis Mayor Thompson had previously been in ill health and had been warned by his physicians that over taxing his strength might prove dasfercsj Despite the warning he had thrown himself vigorously into the Illinois senatorial campaign parti cularly favoring the candidacy of James Hamilton Lewis democrat At noon today he was to return from virtual retirement from the speaking platform with a campaign address and the downtown theater was packed in anticipation of his appearance 30 Buried in Fall of Vienna Police Barracks VIENNA Austria Oct 31 Police barracks under construction at Vlllach Carinthia collapsed today and buried more than 30 workmen Authorities feared a heavy deatu toll would result MINT NET By Robwt Quillen Im gettin1 so absent minded it mortifies me That stranger in church snored so much like Pa I jabbed a pin in him before I thot ADMITS LUVERNE Capture of Third Kidnaper Suspect Reported POSSE PICKS UP TRAIL IN HILLS RUMORS DENIED Mrs Yocum Given Much Credit in Capture of Bandits VEWANEE 111 Oct 31 Mystery again clouded the hunt today for the kidnapers of Earl Yocum Galva banker as posses con tinued their survey of the surround ing country for two alleged plotters still at large Reliable reports indicated a third suspt had been lodged in the county jail at Cambridge incom municado and that vigilantes hjd picked up the trail at one man in the nearby hills Mrs Yosum Praised County and Kewanee city offi cers professed ignorance of the ru mors but expressed hope the plot would be solved by nightfall Harry Whiskers and Ablgren re mained in custody Ahlgren having confessed his part yesterday offi cers said States Attorney Charles Melin niade a hurried trip today to Gene seo refusing to reveal his quest Orville Whiskers and Lloyd Wins low are sought on kidnaping war rants MrsYocum at her home in Galva IIL today repudiated part ft the confession of lead Wife Denies Drugging Mrs Yocum who was credited with outwitting the kidnapers by obtaining her husbands release in exchange for a piece of wood wrap ped to represent 510000 denied the banker was drugged by the men He was simply kidnaped and held for ransom taken out to a hunting lodge at the point of a gun she said He was not drug ged as Ahigrens confession says nor was he coerced in any way NITTI HELD FOR EVADING TAXES Capone Treasurer Sought foHVJonths Captured in Suburb CHICAGO Oct 31 NIttI reputed treasurer for the gang of Alfonse Capone sought for months under a federal income tax evasion was arrested early today in an elaborately fur nished apartment in Berwyn a sub urb Nitti one of the 28 public ene mies named by the Chicago crime commission for whose arrest a 51000 reward was offered by the association of commerce crime pre vention committee was found in bed and made no resistance A wo man he identified as his wife was al so taken into custody The arrest was made by detec tives and federal agents led by Pat rick Roche chief investigator for the states attorneys office after the officers had gained entrance by smashing the outer door of the apartment Nitti was indicted last March 23 the indictment charged that he owed the government in taxes and penalties and that he had an income of 5742887 for the years 1925 1926 and 1927 In addition to the federal case city officials have been seeking Nitti to question him concerning the slay ing last June 9 of Alfred Lingle a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and the subsequent death of Jack uta henchman of George Bugs Moran Ztita was shot to death in a Wiscon sin resort Conservation Group Called for Nov 10 WASHINGTON Oct 31 President Hoovers committee on conservation and administration of the public domain has been called to meet in Washington Nov 10 to coordinate information on which to baae its report on disposition of remaining public lands Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Gal Oct election in New York for governor I dont know Roosevelts op ponent but they say he is a fine man But if you want to find out about Roosevelt go to a little town in the south where physical jaffliction pre dominates and ask one of them if Roosevelt would be in any way in favor of Tammany Hall corporation and for an answer you would be punched in the jaw by a cripple the same thing that Roosevelt should have done to Tammy hall We got two things in this country who get drunk with a little power one is Wall street and the other is Tammany hall Neither one can stand prosper ity and both can beet more when they are not getting it Yours WILL ROGERS COOLIDGE GIVES HOOVER CREDIT IN Says President Has Done Much for Business Situation QFRINGFIELD Mass Oct 31 ft O Calvin Coolidge said last night In the course of a 15minute radio address that the policy of Presi dent Hoover had done much to al leviate the situation arising from business conditions Mr Coolidge spoke under the auspices of the republican state committee in behalf of the reelec tion of Gpv Frank G Allen repub lican and for the election to the senate of his friend and former campaign manager William M Butler On business conditions Mr Cool idge said Havo Had Recession We have had a worldwide re cession in trade It has been due to a combination of causes which no one yet comprehends There has been a chronic revolution in China economic chaos In Russia and grave disturbances in India so that one half the population of the globe has been turned into a financial liabil ity South American states have been in revolt These had their in fluence But probably we are going thru that secondary reaction which Tnrn to Pago II Column 3 CORNELL MEETS GOE WITH FISTS 60 Raiding Kohawks Battle 200 Cornell Men in FreeforAH MOUNT VERNON Oct 31 eyes barked shins and bruised elbows were legion here and in Cedar Rapids today the re sult of a melee involving GO Coe col lege men and 200 Cornell college students here last night and early this morning Rivals here Saturday In a home coming grid game the Kohowk came here late last night in retali ation for visits of Cornel students to the Cedar Rapids campus Tues day Wednesday and Thursday nights There they were said to have painted the Coe campus with Cor nell signs Advised by Cornell scouts In Ce dar Rapids of the Intended visits tiori200 Cornelians were awaiting the Kohawks on their arrival here The former prevented entrance to the cmpus and a general freefor all ensued on a downtown street OKLAHOMA CITY ENDANGERED BY WILD OIL WELL Schools Closed Traffic Blocked by Hazard of Fire OKLAHOMA CITY Oct 31 Genera Charles F Barrett today ordered out several units of the national guard to assiSt civil authorities in policing the fire danger arc surrounding tile gigantic No 1 south oil well flowing wild on the southeast edge of the Okla homa City wholesale district Fred Morgan president of the Morgan company owner of the well hnd abandoned hope of shutting in the menacing gusher before tonight or early tomorrow OKLAHOMA CITY Oct Plowing an estimated GOOOO or more barrels of oil and 100000000 cubic1 feet of gas daily a wild gusher at the southeast doorstep of Oklahoma City threatened resi dence and businessdistricts today The fire hazard led to closing of schools breakfastless tireless homes and traffic blockades Chief danger of fire layin grenjt Assassin Fires on King jocatedqtf the C jusUeast riyefejbank ts less the downtown district State fire inspectors were order ed to exercise extreme police power in enforcing nofire regu lations over a danger area two milea square Incoming trains doused their fires as they entered the danger zone coasting into stations One outgoing Oklahoma City Ada anil Atoka train was not allowed to leave at a m Six schools were closed State Fire Marshal C R ONeal said the condition was the most serious ever faced by the city Second Quake Shakes Italy SOThotDead Fascist Police Shoot Scavengers Trying to Loot ANCONA Italy Oct 31 This region was shaken again to day by an earthquake almost 24 hours after the tremors which took a number of lives and did consid erable property damage Today the damage was less A few bricks and chimneys fell at Senigallia It appeared today that the total number of dead in yesterdays quake would approach 50 The police chief at Senigallia said there were 35 dead persons there and nearly 300 injured In Ancoria several persons were seriously injured during the night It was expected that other casualties would be found in the villages lying around the two cities Senigallia has all the appearance of a war zone town Carablnieri and blackshirt fascist militia have sur rounded it and are keeping out all persons except inhabitants and res cue workers Some looting was go ing on this morning and officers fired at suspects Filled With Water Many streets are filled with tor rents of water from the mains Turn to Tagn 11 Column Husband Cruel Wanted to Stay Home and Cook and Do AH Housework CHICAGO Oct 31 di vorce complaint on file here today charging cruelty made this allega tion against a husband He always wanted to stay home and cook and do the housework Mrs Jeanette Liebner was the complainant Alexander Liebner the defendant KIDNAPED BANKER RETURNS Shot Fired at Qoyal Train Hits Soldier Boris Untouched But Assailant Makes Escape BUCHAREST Rumania Oct 31 Sofia dispatch published ere today reported thatthe royal rain with Boris and his bride board was fired on last night at the Manole station between Bour gas and Sofia An unidentified man fired seven hots one of which slightly wound d a soldier of Boris bodyguard vhile another bullet struck the ifie of a second soldier The assail ant escaped in the darkness Boris Brings Bride Home SOFIA Bulgaria Oct 31 Czar Boris in who until last Satur day waa Europes bachelor king brot his bride Giovanna of Italy home to Sofia today to the plaudits of thousands of his subjects gath ered at the railroad station The train arrived at about 10 a m from Bourgas where they debarked from theroyal yacht Czar Fecdinanc yesterday afternoon trlvirnpha march f thru In Sofia While posses wore surrounding members of tio gang of kidnapers who held Karl R Yocum Gnlva III banker for ransom Yocum posed for this photo with his wife after his return to his Galva III home GIBSON GALLS ON MUSSOLINI American Ambassador Helps Italy and France Out of Difficulties ROME Oct 31 S Gib son American ambassador to Bel jium who is understood to be in Elome as the special appointeeOf President Hoover to try to settle the ttaloFrench naval disagreement iiad an appointment to see Premier Mussolini late today The American expert on disarma ment problems arrived here Wed nesday night and yesterday con ferred at length with Dino Grandi Italys foreign minister who wn head of the Italian delegation to the London naval conference Their conversation it was under stood was the first of a series Mr Gibson plans with persons of high position in connection with the armament situation Before he came here the American ambassador talked in Paris with Premier Tar dleu of France and Foreign Minister Brland Reporting to Stimson WASHINGTON Oct 31 Secretary Stimson today that Ambassador Gibson Is reporting fully to him on the informal conver sations in Paris and Rome in con nection with efforts for Franco Italian naval accord Two Killed When Gar Crashes Into Wagon PAXTON 111 Oct 31 Allie Paris 65 and Sam Christ lleb 70 a farmer were killed when an automobile in which MrsPnrls waa a passenger crashed intoHhe rear of Christllebs wagon PLAN EARLY EDITION The home edition of the Olobo ORzctto will go to press at oclock Saturday afcrnoon In or der to fncilltatc the moving of equipment to the new composing room on the second floor but the Saturday evening football see ition will bo on tho streets at the usual time BANDIT FORCES GREAT MENAGE Nationalist Soldiers Refuse to Fight Tired and Must Rest KIUKIANG China Oct 31 reported concentration of a large body of bandits at Hukow 25 miles east of here today was con sidered a distinct menace to Kiu kiang The seriousness of the situation increased with receipt of an addi tional report saying 2000 nation alist soldiers at Hukow presumab ly there to protect the town re fused to fight the outlaws saying we are tired and must rest Officers of the garrison were re ported unable to enforce the obedi ence of orders Kiukiang is an important Yantse river port located in northern Ki angsi province which recently has been harassed by bandit invaders Many foreigners who fled before the outlaws sought safety in Kiu kiang recently BRITISH FRINGE TO MAKE TOUR Royal Heir Will Visit South America in Interests of Trade LONDON Oct 31 Prince of Wales in his role of traveling salesman for old Eng land will cover much of the terri tory visited by PresidentElect Hoover on his South American tour In a trip which his royal highness will undertake early next year The royal heirs complete itiner ary and even the date of his de parture cannot ba ly since both are still subject to change Sir Godfrey Thomas priv ate secretary said at Saint Jamea palace today Sir Godfrey did specify tho Ar gentine Brazil Chile Peru and Cuba as nations which the prince will visit Businessmen are greatly elater over the royal tour and plan to make of It an occasion to Induce South America to give more tho to British goods MINNESOTA MAN HELD FOR TWO OWA HOLDUPS From early morning crowds con gregated at the railway station which was richly decorated for the occasion The entire city was hung with Bulgarian and Italian nags It was not as Giovanna that the new queen came to her new home Announcement was made that she had taken the Bulgarian form of icr name and henceforth would be inown as loanna a declaration which has greatly endeared her here JAPANESE GET HEADHUNTERS Capture of Many of Savage Rebels Reported by General TOKYO Oct 31 cap ture of many headhunting savages of the rebellious Taiyal tribe of cen tral Formosa by the Japanese puni tive expedition headeci by Major General Kamata was reported today in dispatches from the island The Japanese force made up ol 2000 soldiers and police occupiec three villages near Musha the scene of the uprising last Monday in which savages killed and beheaded SB Japanese The prisoners were taken in tha occupied villages Most of the sav ages however had withdrawn inti the wildnerness after firing their own huts Japanese airplanes bombed rebe concentrations and mountain gixns and machine guns were brot into play against the savages Aviators reported the advance of Infantry in to the burning villages was contin uingsteadily Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Weak several plvota shares at new lows Bonds Irregular rails mixed in quiet trading Curb Heavy small losses in dul trading Butter Steadier CHICAGO Wheat Easy bearish winter wheat estimate Corn Easy bearish crop an weather advices Cattle Weak to lower Hogs Steady to lower osenmeyer Begins Life Sentence at Fort Madison By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bank robberies In Hardy and Lu erne Iowa and Merlden Minn vero one step closer to complete olution Friday with the confession Walter Baer Waseca county Vlinn farmer that he was one of group who robbed the Peoples avings bank in Hardy of 53500 ept 18 and the bank of Luverne of 5500 Aug 20 Meanwhile Art Rosonmeyer St Jenedict who pleaded guilty to omplicity Inthe Luverne holdup to ay began serving a life sentence the Fort Madison penitentiary had been identified by ank employes from Merlden and Hardy as having been connected vith robberigs in those towns Partly Straightened There were still some loose hreads however remaining Friday before the fabric or explanation is complete Theso include largely dentification and apprehension of accomplices in each theft Tho tangle had been partly straightened by the identification of Lawrence TDagen now serving a term in the Minnesota state prison for the robbery of a Judson Mlrui bank as another of the Luverne baiiditas Baer however further clouded that mystery byimplicat iftheKEii to bell the direction of their search be ing secret Baer Drove Our In the overlapping confessions jowever no mention has been made of the Wesley bank robbery Sept 18 which netted three robbers 53 00 Officers believed at the time hat the same band perpetrated oth holdups since Wesley and Hardy are only 20 miles apart Baer told officers he drove the ar In the Hardy holdup a confes ion that led them to the belief that ie might also have been involved Turn to Pnso 11 Column All Night Grilling Brings Confession of Bankers Slaying CHICAGO Oct 31 all night grilling police said brot con essions today from John Popes ue 23 of Gary Ind and Charles Roccp 23 that they had slain ourtney Merrill south side banker uring a holdup last Tuesday night Merrill vice president of the Union State bank of South Chicago was fatally stabbed with a stilletto iy one of two bandits who trapped lim In a garage at the rear of the jank According to police Popesoue confessed carrying the weapon Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair not quite so cold west portion Friday night Saturday generally fair and Warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 31 Minimum in Night 19 At 8 A M Friday 22 The progresslvo descent of the mercury continued Thursday tha maximum having been 13 degrees under that of Wednesday and the nights minimum some 6 degrees be low that of Wednesday night A slight remnant of Thursdays snow was still visible Friday morning but most of it had vanished ;