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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas PAPEI Edited for the Home HiS MEM ART DEPT OF I TSMOINES t A THK NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOUTH 1UWANS NEIGHBORS flOME EDITION VOL XXXVI E CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 16 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 293 Veterans of Senate Lose Mortality Rate for Body Unusually High REFUSES TO HEAR ATTORNEY By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 16 If union labor boy cotted me for sayingso 1 still would testify that I was sorry to see Senator Cole man Lv Blease beaten for re no in South Carolina Blease preem inently represent ed the proletariat in a section where the aristocracy thinks it ought to be boss Nat urally the aristo cracy raged at him Nothing is funnier than impo tent rage With Bleases defeat the Palmetto states aristocracys rage ceased to be Impotent Thus this source of innocent merriment is dried up The aristocracy did not Beat Bleaseat that Labors opposition whatbeat him The labor folk said he had gone over government If so of course beat ing him was all right but I dont believe it I never heard of any proof he ever gavo of it except by voting to confirm Judge John J Parkers appointment to the U S supremecourt I admit this was a bad break but if I had been union labor I would have put itdown in Bleases case as an honest mistake his long record asa square shooter True Coiey frequently has been a rough talker in and out of the sen ate but that was largely to irritate Turn to Paste G Column 3 SECURITY MUST NOT SAYSPOKESMEN Briand Plan Must Come FromxWithin League of Nations SCHOOL GIRL SLAIN IN SLEEP pENEVA Sept voices of two neighbors of France Italy and Germany today were joined with those of British Foreign Secretary Arthur Hender son and others in a plea for drastic measures toward disarmament with out waiting for security Signer Sclaloja spogesman of the Mussolini government in the ab sence of Foreign Minister Grandi declared in the league of nations as sembly today that Italy Is still readyfor a disarmament agreement which will reduce armament to the very lowest level consistent with BEGUN BY BOARD Governorship of federal Re Hands WASHINGTON Sept 18 The tariff to which has given more time Iri selection of its personnel than to any other group since he entered the white house today takes up the duty of smoothinginequali ties from the HawleySmoot tariff act At the same time another of the governments most important or federal reserve from the governor ship of Roy A Young to that of Eugene Meyer New York Meyer after a prolonged confer ence yesterday with the chief ex ecutive enterers upon his new duties with morethan a decade of experience in governmental affairs behind him Alter steering for years the war finance corporation and the Federal Farm loan board he re signed recently only to be recalled to serve by Mr Hoover after the resignation of Governor Young A mass of accumulated work con fronts the tariff commission as it takes over the problem of execu ting the flexible provisions of the tariff legislation1 thru which Presi dent Hoover expects to correct many discrepancies whichhe feels cannot be voided in the drafting of legislation Calling Henry P Fletcher the new chairman into conference early today Mr Hoover expected to direct the bipartisan group of six men immediately into investigation of complaint of foreign governments and corporations that certain duties are so high as to amount to ex clusion of products and fail to rep resent the differences In the cost production in the distributing coun tries and in tiic United States national safety Agrees With British Closely following upon the ad dress of the Italian statesman Ger manys foreign minister Julius Curtlus announced his own empha tic agreement with tho principles enunciated by his British and Ital ian colleagues in their appeal for the execution of that provision ot the Versailles treaty which com mits the victorious powers In the World war to enteEj an agreerrient forgeneral reduction of their armed forces The positron of these leaders1 that in the worlds greatest immediateneed and must not wait upon security for its real a direct neeatioh of the French thesis that disarmament must follow security WorkedOut In League Great Britain Italy and Germany also are generally agreed their spokesmen have indicated that any scheme collaboration tosolvethe economic problem must be workedout in tho league of na tions itseR Dr Curtius was heard with great Interest by assembly observers in view of the results of Sundays elec tion in Germany which sharply re duced the strength of his party in the Reichstag and Inflated the rep resentation of the German national ists The tone of the foreign ministers address was regarded as quite mod erate He reiterated his former de claration that regardless of results NINE WITNESSES SAY THEY WERE CUREDATCLiC Variety of Ailments Is Named in Testimony for Baker Italy Germany Join in Disarmament PleaflYES COMMITTEE DENIES MCORMICK LAWYER HEARING For the second time In two weeks South Bend Ind has been con fronted veltjt n brutal murder of a younjr girl Alice Woltriian pretty 17yearrOld hkh school student aliove was slain in her sleep when someonecrept into V bedroom window and slashed the girls throat Sept 16 IY1 witnesses all former patients of the Baker Institute testified day on behalf of the defense in the state hearing for an injunction to prevent Norman Baker and four associate from practicing medicine without a license Baker is owner of the institute The witnesses all testified either that they had been cured at the institute or were feeling fine now They gave a variety of ailments as having caused them to seek treat ment at the institute Gerald Blake assistant attorney general who is directing the state case cross examined the witnesses briefly When court adjourned at noon it was announced that Baker and the other defendants Harry Hoxsey Charles Gearing Myrtle Greshan and Mary Turner would be called to the stand either late today or tomorrow The witnesses this morning were L A Pohren Burlington Mrs Ger trude NelaarKeokukClenTCJjetts Independence Mrs Emma Felter Cedar Behnkan Onslow and Mrs Mabel Miller1 Iowa City all of lowar and Mrs Margaret Will Rogers SONORA Cal Sept bumming along up thru this his torical gold mining country who has contributed jre to the world than they will ever c e 1 v e Just passed thru An gels camp the home of Mark Twains jump ing frog Twain and Bret Harte both prowling around in those old hills No wonder these Broadway story writers cant think of things like those two did Visited Jackson the llvest town of the whole range Two big gold mines running Mining Is coming back We need the gold I dont know how Sir Thomas is making out with his tug boat but if wishes was wind he would win in a gale Yours WILL ROGERS TO SET RECORD PRIMARIES with a knife or razor Her eightyearold brother who slept beside her did hot awake Inset Is Alex Pletrzah 18yearold sweetheart of the girl who took her to a dance the night1 previously He was questioned and released by police of the electionthe German foreign policy would continue to follow tho conciliatory lines laid down by the late Chancellor Stresemann AUNT By Robert Quillen HET Ben aint jealous of other men Ic just hurts his vanity to see his wife havin a good time without dependin on him for it RELIABILITY AIR TOUR AT REGINA 27 Pilots Ready to Take OK on Next Leg of Trip to Moose Jaw REGINA SaskSept 16 After bucking what they described as the strongest winds in their ex perience 27 participants In the re liability air tour were here today from Brandon prepared to tackle the next leg of their tour to Moose Jaw The first plane to arrive was that of Lee Schoenhair Am erican pilot who made the flight from Brandon in one hour and 45 minutes against a wind which at times attained a velocity of 60 mifes an hour He was followed SO minutes later by the New Cincin nati Harry Russell leader to date in total points was fourth arriving about an hour after Sehoenhair Dust rising to a 5000 feet and frequent squalls of rain I added to the difficulties of the pilots BROMLEY GIVES UP PACIFIC TRY Hopes to Get Backing for His Flight to States in 1931 OMINATO Japan Sept 16 Lieut Harold Bromley tonight abandoned his attempt to flyacross the Pacific this year but said he hoped to obtain backing for a trans Pacific effort in 1931 Replacement of damaged parts in his monoplane City of Tacoma would require one month Bromley said and it then would be too late to attempt the flight this season He plans to store the plane in Yoko hama during the winter Selection of Jurors 1 in Casten Trial to Be Lengthy Process DECORAH Sept re sumed here today for the selection of a jury In the trial of Mrs Walter Casten for the murder of her 14 yearold daughter Romelda Nov 21 last year The girl was found dead from poisoning In the Casten home after her parents had returned from De corah on business Mr Casten was cleared of the charges in a trial last spring Selecting of jurors is expected to consume the entire day in court Markets at a Glance Noah Beery Asks Police to Search for His Wife LOS ANGELES Sept 16 Noah Beery motion picture actor revealedtoday that his wife Mar guerite has been missing from the Beery ranch near North Hollywood for a week He said ho would ap peal to police to help locate her NEW YORK Stocks irregular leaders rally with wheat Bonds irregular inquiries for do mestic issues improve Curb heavy Utilities loss ground Foreign exchanges firm Sterling in demand Sugar steady Cuban support Coffee lower large stocks at Rio Butter firm CHICAGO Wheat firm smaller receipts and reports frost Argentine Corn firm predictions frost northwest to lower CARROLL BANDITS LEAVE NO CLEW Two Wounded in Exchange of Shots Car Heads for Sioux City CARROLD Sept 16 a night spent guarding roads in the vicinity peace authorities earjy today were without a clew to the whereabouts of five bandits who yesterday attempted to rob the Car roll County State bank In the attempt one of the bandits was shot by a fellow member of the gang as he walked out of the banks vault and George Merdel assistant cashier was slightly wounded when a bullet from a bandit gun passed thru his coat sleeve Ask Doctors Help State Agent Fred Johnson who arrived here last night from Des Moines was cooperating with Sheriff Frank Bucheit in the search for the bandits A close watch was being kept for the car in which the bandit gang escaped and were said to have headed for Sioux City alongHigh way 71 Doctors and physicians also were asked to report any instance in which they treated a man suffer ing from a gunshot wound in the possibility that the patient might be the wounded bandit Stepped on Alarm The robbery attempt the thir teenth of its Rind in the state since the first of the year and the first in which no loot was obtained occur red at p m Four bandits en tered the bank and a fifth waited in a car outside As two of themen entered the vault George Hess Jr cashier stepped on the burglar alarm The noise is believed to have frightened the men The shooting of the assist ant cashier and the banditoccurred as the bandits escaped to their car and made their getaway Thompson Beardstown HI Harry Klemme Quincy HI and Mrs Mary Eckman Lenark HI West Point Academy Examinations to Be Held in Des Moines DES MOINES Sept 16 Adjutant General W H Bailey to day announced that competitive ex aminations will be held Nov 11 and 12 for two National Guard vacan cies at West Point Military acad emy Gov John Hammill will rec ommend the two highest men for the appointments and they then will take the regular entrance tests The examinations are open to all Iowa National Guardsmen between the ages of 19 and 22 who have served at least one year Bailey said Turn March of Voters to Genuine Rush by Noon Wis 16 JP march of Wisconsin to the polls which started with a few sleepyeyed straggors turned into a genuine rush by noon today and promised to send the primary elec tion vote to a new high mark for all time The contedt for governor between Philip F LaFoilette and Gov Wal ter J Kohler both republicans be WASHINGTON DENIES RUMOR OF ACCIDENT TO DWIGHT MORROW WASHINGTON Sept 16 department officials to day denied a rumor that Ambas sador Dwight Morrow had been injured in an automobile acci dent near Mexico City The denial followed a long distance call to the United States embassy there gan to bring out record numbers late in the morning Still to come Is the labor and of ficeworker vote Fivo States Choose WASHINGTON Sept 1G The selection of candidates for national and states offices was be fore five states today in party pri maries and nominating conven tions The primaries In New York Massachusetts and Wisconsin and the conventions in Connecticut and Delaware virtually complete the choice of party standard bearers for the general elections seven weeks off Only a few nominating conventions in scattered states re main to be held IssucSyVre Varied A variety of issues ranging from prohibition to chain stores and banking have marked the contests ended by todays balloting In two states Massachusetts and Dela ware senatorial candidates were to be chosen Gubernatorial selections were to be made in the Bay state Turn to roBO Z Colnmn Senator Claims Committee Did Not Spy Upon Private Affairs of Illinois Woman Senate Candidate CHICAGO Sept 16 senate campaign funds committee denied Oscar E Carlstrom attorney general of Illinois the privilege of presenting a statement in defense of the honor and dignity of Ruth Hanna McCormick today and returned forthwith to the main line of its inquiry Senator Gerald P Nye chairman opened todays hearing vith a statement denying that the committee had engaged in spying upon private affairs or pilfering records from the files f Mrs McCormick who had charged wire tapping by commit ee operatives in a statement issued last night The charges and ountercharges of spying were then sidetracked and Chairman STye proceeded to call Mabel G Reinecke former collector of in ernal revenue here as thefirst witness in resumption of the ampaign expense hearing Witnesses Are Waiting The republican senatorial candl ate and her advisors Attorney General Carlstrom officials the Danneuberg Detective agency which Mrs McCormick employed to shadow Senator Nye and Charles O Rundall counsel for the Danneu bergs were waiting when Chairman Nye Senator Roscoe Patterson ot Missouri and Senator C C Dill of Washington took their seats Their committee colleagues Senators Dale of Vermont and Wagner of New York had not arrived Carlstrom had signified a desire to read a statement pleadingfor justice In the name of a represent ative in tha United States congress and the stale of Illinois but its reading had been deferred until this morning1 Nyo Begins Statement Without permitting anyone to seek recognition Chairman Nye be gan reading a statement in which he announced dismissal of the Dan nenbergs The Dannenberg records thbt at first to contain valuable informa tion Senator Nye said were of no Milton Sills Educator and Screen Actor Dies Moving Picture Hero Stricken Playing Mrs Sellemeier Iowa Falls Reported Missing Local police have been asked to assist in the search of Mrs Ralph Sellemeier Iowa Falls who has been missing since Monday morn ing She left Iowa Falls with her two daughters vvio are 5 and 7 years of age She was driving acar with license 425023 Tennis LOS ANGELES Sept 16 Pi Milton Sills who deserted a career as an educator for the stage and reached his znsith of fame as a mo tion picture actor is dead The player of two fisted roles was stricken last night while play ing tennis with his wife the former Doris Kenyon film actress at their suburban home and 15 minutes later died of what was diagnosed as heart disease without regaining consciousness He was 43 years old Wife Is Prostrated Sills passing takes from the screen the second of Its noted actors within a month Lon Chaney noted for hU grotesque character roles died here in August Tall and strapping Sills was one of Uie films best athletes Altho he Turn to Page Z Column Nye Charged With Spying by Attorney Statement Refused By Probe Group Given to Press CHICAGO Sept 16 Senator Gerald P Nye had direc connection with espionage upon Con gresswoman Ruth Hanna McCor mick was charged today in a state ment from Attorney Genera Os car E Carlstrom of Illinois The statement was prepared for delivery before commit tee investigating expenditures but was barred Carlstrom nevertheless released it to the press Reviews Espionage After reviewing the espionage to which he said Mrg McCormick was subjected including several cases of wire tapping Carlstrom said David S Groh paid money to Kenneth Wilson an operative of the W C Dannenberg Detective agency to procure information on the activities oC the agency Mrs McCormick had employed the agencyto shadow Nye Mr Wilson gave to Mr Groh as a means of checking on his activi ties falsce information as to the names of three persons who he told Mr Groh were employes of the Dannenberg agency The state ment said The conenction of Mr Groh with the chairman of this committee Nye became immedi ately evident when these three per sons were at once subpoenaed to ap pear before IhR committee Mr Wil son with further purpose to test Mr Grohs connection with the1 in vestigation gave him a number of yellow information slips purport ing to have from the waste paper basket in Dannenbergs office and in subsequent hearing held by the chairman the slips were found o be In the possesion of the chair man Acted Without Warrant Carlstrom charged the committee acted without warrant of law and he statement was intended to in form the commltte that Mrs Mc Cormick would not cooperate with It in its investigation of the espion age upon her continued On the alleged wire tapping the statement offered to establish by two witnesses now here present the responsibility of the persons who caused thin to be done and con necting such acts directly with em ployes and operatives of this com mittee value to the committee He ab solved them and said they were no longer needed The committee yes terday had obtained possession of 50 telegrams received by the Dan nenberg agency many of which had been published overnight They were chiefly exchanges between of ficials and operatives of the Detec tive agency referring apparently to the shadowing of Senator Nye in North Dakota Washington and Gla cier park Forth Position In his statement setting forth the position of this committee Sen ator Nye denied it had ever em ployes spies to follow and pry into the private affairs of anyone and denied emphatically that it had dtj rectly or indirectly planned or par ticipated in any way In the theft of Turn to Page 2 Column MILTON SILLS 54 Cases of Infantile Paralysis Are Reported DES MOINES Sept 16 Fiftyfour cases o Infantile paraly sis were reported In Iowa from July 1 to Sept 11 Dr D C Steelsmith state health commissioner said to day Seven of the more populous counties Black Hawk Dubuque Marshall Muscatlne Potta wattamle and Woodbury contained half the cases he reported Fifteen smaller counties with a total popu lation of half that of the other group were the site of the other 27 cases IOWA WEATHER Clear Tuesday night and Wednesday generally fair cooler Tuesday night and In southeast portions Wedncsd day possibly light frost In low lands north portions Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday 1 Maximum Monday n Minimum In Night SS At 8 A M Tuesday 58 A brisk breeze from the north west Tuesday forenoon was serving to prevent a rapid rise of the mer cury In the GlobeGazettes weathr er shelter Another comparatively cool day was in prospect ;