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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 9, 1931
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CITY GtOBEFG AXElTfc '\ ·»' - _ f N. Y. PROSECUTOR FACES CHARGES Jlootevelt Appoints Judge tc ; Investigate Case of Attorney. - .. NEW YORK, March 9. (JF--B t appointment of Governor Roosevel former Judge Samuel Seabury, hea of the magistrates courts inqulr; was authorized today to investigat charges of misfeasance In offic preferred' against Thomas C. .T Grain, district .attorney of New York county. ^ i On the:oasis of allegations'mad oy the city club,.the governor name Seatmry a special commissioner, i.; The'City "club, represented h Richard;; S.- CBilds, president, £ leged that drain had been "incom ' petent, ineffective and futile" sine he took office-Jan. 1, 1930, and de " "inanded his removal,. The petitior cited 12 instances in which it wa iharged he had failed efficiently t prosecute graft and corruption. .'= drain said the. charges were un founded^ ;'/·'". . . :... - .'v 1 .; 1 .. ] ·;·' .Seahiiry";has":uncovered evident indicating that a league of vie' squad /police, lawyers, bondsmen am court " attaches conspired , agains scores of women and' petty crimin als and shake them'down in return for their freedom. Three magis trates have resigned as the resuli of revelations. ALLEGED "SLUSH -- FUND" IS PROBED "(Contincecl 'From Fage I). system permitting needy students to obtain free tuition on the recommendation, of- county officials. He pointed out that the practice is nol confined to'-. athletes. ,. Asked by Representative '.George Miller how many of the notes never re naid',. Bates said he. could not make -an. estimate but. that the' interest was believed to take care of any unpaid accounts. Some notes are settled, he said, after many years and explained that'the system ·is a. financial gain over the free ituitiqn plan. . ~ Bates testified that Auditor W. H. Cobb insisted tnat athletes, as well as other students, meet the requirements in signing the notes. J'. At the ' start of today's session Ttoley asked that he be allowed to call'Marshall for cross-examination in. the near future and that he also understood that the further examination of Bates was 1 to nave been carried on where his records were .available. . . · - GemmiH on Stand ', 'W.'H. Gemmill; secretary of the Iboard of education, was to take' the stand this 'afternoon to' continue testimony about the board's, records. ( begun-last week. . ':.-;'.".' ,,' : : Senator H. B. Carroll of Davis cpun^r, 1 committee chairman, said today in a formal siatemerit : that the :work for which Roy Lap!tz of .Chicago,, a private "detective, jsvas .emDioyed is nearing- completion: ." "The committee," Carroll said, desiring to. keep expenses at a minimum, does not intend to retain any; one longer than necessary." He would not confirm'statements that LapitzV employment had been terminated Saturday. · The detective was employed at a salary of $25 a day and expenses. '.. . 709,246,000 Bushels : of Corn Included in : Farms' Grain Stocks 1' WASHINGTON, March 9. UP)-Stocks of grain on farms March 1 were announced today by the department of agriculture to include ^709,246,000 bushels of corn, or 34.1 jjper cent of last year's crop, with iU4.9 per cent of the crop shipped : '.pr to be shipped, out of the country where grown. IN DAY'S NEWS Called to give evidence in the investigation into the death of Vivfari Gordon,-slain New York vice witness, Helen Dorf (above) delivered a scathing denunciation of the slrfin woman. "She' was a-woman without a heart," Eaict Miss Dorf. "Not one person in the world v/ill miss her and many are glad that she is dead. IOWA ASSEMBLY BEGINS ITS WORK (Continued From Fage I). Marshall and Tama, counties. 270,873. Fourth--Clayton, Allamakee, Fayette, Winneshiek, Howard, . Chickasaw, Floyd Mitchell, Worth,.Cerro Gordo and Dubiique counties. 263,824. ' · · · " · . . ·;.; Fifth--Davis, "Wapello, Keokuk, Mahaska, Poweshiek, .Monroe', Jasper, Appanoose, Lucas, Clarke, Union, Wayne, Decatur and'.Rmg- gold counties. 271,679. - . Sixth--Story, Dallas,'Polk, Madison, Warren and Marion counties. 287,229. · · . Seventh--Harrison, Shelby, Audu- bc-n, Guthrie, Pottawattamie, Cass, Adair, Mills, Montgomery, Adams, Taylor, Page and Fremont counties. 274,168. J H g h t h -- C r a w f o r d , Carroll, reene, Boone, Calhoun, Webster, lamilton, Humholdt, Pocahontas, Palo Alto, Kossiith, Hancock, Emmet and Winnebago, 278,701. . ' Ninth--Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, lioux, O'Brien, Clay, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, -Woodbury, da, Sac and Monona..308,798. ; · -. ANTitOiTGOES NORTHBYPLANE Alaska Flyer Returns From Aidingf Diphtheria : Patients. POINT BARROW, Ala ska,'March '. UPl--Joe Crosson, Alaska airman vho brot much needed antitoxin' to diphtheria stricken' patients here, vas returning to Fairbanks today. He took off in the teeth of a 25 mile wind. · ' , Crosson said he would stop at WaJnwright to determine the quan- ity of aviation gasolhie available iere for use of two planes expected to bring more antitoxin hers early this week. Another case of diphtheria was discovered today. Five persons were suffering from virulent attacks. R.adib Speeches Argued n Buckley Death Trial DETROIT, March 9. ^P)--Admissibility of radio speeches of Jerry Buckley on politics and racketeering was up for decision by Recorders Judge Edward J. Jeffries .today as trial of three men -accused of killing Bucklpy was resumed. National Business Women's Week March 8 to 14,1931 ' - · WHAT You SAVE is YOURS · Money that you spend goes to someone else,, but every penny in -your savings · account belongs to you. Sometime you will want this reserve for a special need--and you will have it, re'ady and waiting. Start a systematic savings plan with this bank today. Our officers will be glad to outline a savings plan to fit your income and needs. NORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK Mason Cify, Iowa Affiliated with ^ NORTHWEST BANCORPORATION NEW YORK. March 0. - third victim of a triology of murder, "suicide and near madness, Pierre M. Franklin, brother oi strangled Vivian Gordon, tossed fitfully in. a ; hospital today under heavy guard, " ··; . '·-..; , Yes terday-- the' eleventh d ay 'si nee his racketeer sister's body was found 1 . in a: park thicket, and' tlie sixth since the lifeless form of his 16 year old -niece was 'found ·· in a gas filled kitchen-- Franklin · suffered a mental collapse and forcibly was taken ^o the,psychopa_thic ward of Bellevue, strapped to a stretcher. The hotel 'room from which he was taken, gibbering;- was-Iittered with newspaper clippings, revealing the sordid underworld life that led Vivian Gordon to her death and shamed her daughter,; Benita .Bischoff, into an untimely grave. Photographs of' 'his sister "and niece lined the walls. ·· ; Hospital .officials said, he was not in a serious condition but would re- luire constant 'care and 'observation :o restore his mental state' to normal. ' . - ' ·.'.'; '. · Saying Montreal was -.his. home, franklin cam'e here several days after the crime and 'claimed his sister's body. He and 'an unidentified voman, -the only mourners, buried her Friday in Westchester county. Meanwhile, the hunt for Miss Gordon's slayers virtually was at a standstill. Not a single clew has been turned up which points toward ~ solution. MADNESS THIRD IN TRAGEDY LIST Brother of Vivian Gordon Victim of Stranger, Runs Artuck. IN THE RADIO WORLD The following : program for the week of March 9-lG will be broadest from station WOI, Iowa Stale jollege, Ames, on a wave length of 168:5 meters corresponding to a frequency of 640 kilocycles. 7:00 Receipts of livestock. ' ; 7:10 News review. · 7:20 Music.' "· ' 7:50-Carillon and book club notes. S:00 World book story. · 8:05 Music shop program." 8:50 Weather and markets {opening Chicago hog flash), receipts. . . 9:00 Library period, Miss Galvln. 9:30 Weather; second Chicago hog flash; opening livestock; opening grain and Liverpool cable. · ' .0:00 Monday, .suggestions by the "Handy Man." . . , "Tuesday, -.home economics programi:.'?'?.·!;.·'·'·· ...;':·;·-'.·;;,:'~ ; .*;· -Wednesday, library'program, Miss Warner. Thursday, home economics .program. Friday, measuring your emotions, Dr.,'Gaskill. Saturday, Parent-Teachers association program. 10:30 Weather; livestock reports; . . grain and produce reports. .2:00 Correspondence course in bee production, "Beekeeping for Pleasure and Profit," F. B Paddock. S 2:15 Weather;, advance markets. 12:30 Cattle, markets. 12:40 Sheep markets. 12:45 Monday, "Managing Spring Pigs." Tuesday, Agricultural economics, "Jeff and Ted." Wednesday, poultry program, "Growing Range for Growing Chicks." . . Thursday, Farm crops talk! Friday, "What Do Iowa Farmers Make of Soil Survey .Reports?"- . . . 1:00 Monday, horticultural talk. Wednesday, Talk by Dr. .O R. Swe'eney. Ii30 Advance estimates; closing ' markets. 3:30 Music and news program. Special Events for Week. Monday, 4 p. m., Simpson conservatory of music. Saturday, 1:15 p. m., program by the . department of public instruction. Tuesday · and "Thursday, 4 p. m., pipeorgan /concert sponsored by Chamber of. Commerce. SOVIET SPEAKER ASSAILS AMERICA (Continued From Page 1). study of Russian affairs would not result in a change of policy by the United States of recognition of'the soviet. ' · ( ' ' · ' The secretary's purpose in the projected study will be to acquaint himself with the whole general subject of the soviet, both "political and economic, .the assistant secretary said. Trade larger Than Before. The question of. .tra'de is not a small one. In the Soviet's fiscal year ended last October American exports totaled $146,000,000 and imports 532,000,000, or 28 per cent more than ever before. ' T h e unofficial relationship b e - j tween the United States and soviet Russia has.been'strained frequently The most recent tension was thai which followed the United States' the soviet during the latter's dispute with China. Secretary Stiinson suggested the soviet adhere to the principles of trie Kellogg pact and Moscow replied in what was considered by some officials; a critical and somewhat satirical vein. SILVER LININGS * '. IN STORM CLOUDS (Continued FMm Page 1). York City Sri. automobile accidents attributable, to the, storm. Four were killed in an automobile accident,'at West--Haven, Conn., and three at Glens Falls, N. Y. Long stretehes'of waterfront were gnawed away;on. Long- Island and summer homes were swept out to sea. The show in New,York' City melt-" ed as fast as it came, The roof of a Bronx church v/as torn off,-, endangering the lives of 200 children. A snowstorm laid a wtiite mantle over northern New. York. TRAFFIC MOVING DES MOINES, March. 9, UP) Traffic again .w,as moving unhampered over railrbads^and maW highways in. Southern.'Iowa today after a week-end snowstorm which halted all forms of transportation. - . ·Bus lines operating between Des Moines arid Kansas^City left on schedule this morning, after suspending service over -Sunday. A strong wind Tvhich piled up high drifts kept crews of men busy in several parts of the state yesterday clearing .roads and streets. Burlington had 100 men at work clearing roads. At Ceqterville, which had a ^snowfall of more than two feet; 25 Nazarene preachers were rriaroocd- over 'the-'.week-end,' ' W. H. Root, maintenance engineer of the state highway department at Ames, who yesterday completed a tour of the storm area, warned motorists traveling south to use chains. He said all cars reported marooned had been pulled out. Clear and somewhat warmer weather was' forecast for the state tonight and Tuesday by the Des Moines government weather bureau. Shippers were warned -to expect freezing temperatures tiiruout ;,the state tonight, however, with a min- imum of 10 ; above in the..northeast; and 15 above m all other portions of, the state,. ' Low temperatures, reported in Iowa Sunday night were Sioux City 16, Council Bluffs 20, Charles, City and'Des Mqines. 22; t Keokii}c.;24, and Davenport and Dubuqne 26. No precipitation was reported. · · Reaches Port Safely. ' GRAND HAVEN, Mich;.March 9. UP)--The grand trunk car ferry Madison) long overdue from Milwaukee, reached this port safely 'this afternoon. President Hoover in Capital Again After Visiting Herbert, Jr. WASHINGTON, March 9. UP)-President Hoover return.ed'to Washington today after a short visit with his son, .Herbert Hoover, Jr., at Asheville, N. Car. Traveling on a regular scheduled train, the chief executive reached the capital- shortly after 7 o'clock and went at once to the white house. 1T;Killed in Hurricane; -10,000 Left Homeless PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, March 0. ISJ^Eleven persons were killed, many injured and lO.OOp left homeless in the hurricane which swept this island last week. ; Property damage in some districts was very heavy. . - . ' ' · · · ' . ' Indian Assembly Well Pleased With Treaty NEW DELHI, March 9. UP)--The legislative'assembly today adopted a motion by Diwan Bahadur Ran- gachariaf .that the house record "profound satisfaction" at the settlement between the government and the congress party. Seven "^States Called ,, Into Oklahoma Meet, " to Seek Plan for Qil TEXARKANA, Ark., March £ Cffl r^-Seeking · a plan ' to- save the oil industry from demoraltzetivmarkei conditions, delegates o£ state^' were called to present their. yws .today, .at. a meeting^ sponsore'd' by Governor W. H. Murray of Oklahoma. - ..; , . . - ' · ' ' v · · . . . Sam Thompson Says Business Needs. Only Fai?rvs Improvement " ' ROCKFORD,;BI., March ·"».' 'Sam...!!. Thpmpson, president of the American Farm Bureau' 'federation, declared today that business would soon be back on a normal basis if the economic condition of 'the' : farmers could be improved.'. . Prince of Wales Takes Train on Private Visit MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina March 9. tff)-^The Prince of Wales came here in a special' train from iBuenos Aires- today for a .private visit until he, returns to the capital next Saturday .to inaugurate tha British trade exposition. August Siems, Hampton, , Released on $1,000 Bond August Slems, Hampton, arrested Friday, and.charged with violation of the prohibition law, was released on a 51,000 bond Saturday. He had a hearing before "United States Commissioner Stanley Haynes Friday. ' - . · ' . - . Shipments Increase for West Union Commission : WEST UNION, March 9.--At, the annual meeting of the West Union co-operative commission company held in West Union Saturday afternoon, the report of W. I/, Cbkrhber^ !a'in, secretary and'managef, showed the association's shipments of five- stock for the year ending March 1, 1931, were heavier in every class than in .the same.class for tie year preceding. t Due 'to "'lower marXet prices, 'hpweve'r, · the. -total amount of 'money received by 'patrons for their livestock, marketed, thni-'the association .was .$20,000 less. :; '. 'All bid' officers except one -^yere re-elected. L. H. Neumann was 'elected vice president. . ...' f"'~ 58.85 and $5 Only!' 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