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Wednesday, March 18, 1931
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 18 $3,000 AWARDED IN IRISH CASE Fort Dodge Suit-Is Result of Charles City Man's Death in Crash. FORT DODGE, March 18.--A Jury in Judge T. G. Garfield's division of Webster county district court this morning returned a $3,000 verdict for W. B. Johnson, administrator of the estate of Henry C. Irish, of Charles City, in a ?25,000 suit against the Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern Transportation company. The jury was out 12 hours. Irish, 21, was fatally'injured April 27, 1930, when the transportation company bus on which he was a passenger, collided with an automobile driven by Earl E. Price, of Gilbert on primary road No. 15 near Ames. Negligence on the part of the bus driver caused tho accident, the plaintiff averred. ' It. was revealed .after the case had gone to the jury that the estate had previously received 54,000 from Price in a settlement approved by the Floyd county district court. TULLARREFUSES STORY ON SMITH Call Information Received on Missing Perry Man "Important." iHLFORD, March IS. CT)--State 'Agent Myron Tullar refused-to divulge information received here to- .day from Earl Wiggins which, he 'termed as . "important" in the investigation of the disappearance of John M. Smith, Perry insecticide manufacturer, who has been missing since his burned truck containing the body of an unidentified man was found near Denison, Feb. 3. It is possible that the grand jury ·will take no action in the case this 'term because of'lack of evidence,- Bill Passed in Nevada to A How Licensed Gambling CARSON CITY, Nev., March' 18. UP}--With only assembly action upon a few minor senate amendments delaying its final legislative adoption, Nevada's "wide open" gambling bill was expected to reach the desk of Gov. Fred B. Balzar today. The bill, which recalls the' old "wild west" days of Nevada's career prior to the anti-gambling act of 1910, when gambling flourished in famous gold and silver camps, was approved by a vote of 13 to 3 in the senate. The hill previously had been approved by a wide majority in the assembly. · .. Governor Balzar was expected to sign the bill without delay. . , The bill provides for a license fee of $50 a month for each game, with revenue divided so cities in which it is collected would receive 50 per cent; the county and state each 25 per cent. Virtually all forma of gambling are legalized under the terms of the bill. City firm had been favored. He pointed out that altho there was no law requiring simultaneous bids, his committee criticized the practice of permitting late bidders to see other quotations. Senator L. H. Doran inquired if Dr. Erskine had heard any complaints that some firms had not been invited to submit bids for university supplies. The witness replied he had heard of this and Senator Doran said it had com'e to the attention of every member of the committee. ILLINOIS PRISON AFIRE IN RIOTING (ConUmied From Page 1). sr companies were quickly mobilized at Aurora, Kankakee, Joliet and Plattville. Chief of Detectives John W. Nor- lon dispatched two squats of police armed with machine guns to Joliet. National Guards Ordered. ' " SPRINGFIELD, HI., March 18 () Four companies of Illinois national guards from Joliet, Kankakee, Aurora and Plantville and 100 state police were directed to entrain immediately for Illinois state penitentiary by state authorities this after- power to grant permits for construction of gas pipe lines across the state. The permits would run for 25 years and would give the holders the right of eminent domain. Bills passed finally by the house were: By Frailey, legalizing acts of the Odd Fellows Building corporation at Keokuk; by Clearman, approving consolidation of the state psycopathic hospital at Iowa City with the University of Iowa hospital; by Watts, prohibiting use o£ more than two trot or throw lines of 25 hooks each by one person at one time; by Kern, authorizing retention of civil service rights for Des Moines' municipal employes once discharged but re-employed. Minnesota Opponents of Dry Law Claim Gain ST. PAUL, March 18. (S)--Opponents of the prohibition law claimed a victory today after the state senate adopted a minority report of its temperance committee, recommending passage of a bill to define intoxicating liquor. The vote was 40 to 27. County said. Attorney George Sackett The jury yesterday quizzed Otis 'Smith of Manilla, of the missing man, for an' hour allegedly .about certain telephone calls he had with his brother the day he disappeared. Officials made no official statement but -said that questioning of Smith was finished for the present. Mrs. Smith, .who first identified the body found in the wreckage as : her husband's, said that she was satisfied that it was not Smith's, after the body had been exhumed and an autopsy performed. Doubt was cast on the true identity of the body buried at Perry hy insurance companies who hold pol- x'icies on his'life .totaling $50,000 in "case of accidental death. ' REJECTS OFFER STORMS PREVENT NEWS OF WRECK (Continued From Page 1). announced that ships of the sealing fleet to which the Viking belonged had returned thru Belle Isle Strait and were searching thru the waters in which the Viking went down. Hope had not been abandoned for the Americans, FrisseH and Penrod, but each passing hour without word of them made the chances of their being alive more and more remote. Medical assistance .and food supplies reached La Barbe Island last night from-St. Johns, affording relief to the 118 known to be there. JOLIET, 111., March 18. Iff")-Warden Henry C. Hill of the state penitentiary, scene of recurrent disorders, since Saturday, today emphatically rejected an informal offer of prisoners to restore good behavior in return for milder treatment. Hill said he would lock up the first man who presented such a petition into, "solitary" and keep him there indefinitely on bread" and water. "I intend, to run this prison with out any'help from prisoners," he declared. Reports of the demand for "home rule," came to the warden as 'an aftermath of a crowded day. While a coroner's jury conducted an investigation into the deaths of two convlcte--two of the three wounded during the Saturday riot--disturbances broke out in both the v old prison and the new penitentiary at Stateville. The coroner's jury exonerated Guard Frank Cutchin for firing the bullets' which proved fatal for Convicts Albert 'Yarbeck and George Jakowanis, but their verdict was not returned until after Yarheck'a sister, Irene, attaaked Cutchin, cratched his face, and screamed Special Venire Called for Trial of Brothers CIRMINAL COURT BUILDING, CHICAGO, March IS. Iff)--A special venire of 100 men was signed today at the trial of Leo V. Brothers for the murder of Jake Lingle, Tribune reporter. The regular venire had been almost exhausted . in tha examination of the first two days which produced a panel of four men. Search for Slayers of Woman Found in Snow CHICAGO, March 18. (IP)--Search was made today for the slayers of Miss Norma Newby, 37, whose body was found half buried beneath i\ coating of snow in a lonely clearing in a forest preserve last night. The woman had been missing since March 2. CANADA AND U. S, AT ODDS AGAIN Ottawa Makes Formal Protest Against Firing Upon Josephine K. WASHINGTON, March 18. (.T)-A second major diplomatic problem between the, United States and Canada has resulted from prohibition enforcement efforts of the coastguard. . , . Formal protest'from Ottawa concerning the firing on and seizure of the Canadian rum runner Josephine K. was on its way today to ths coastguard and the prohibition bureau for answer. The protest, received and acknowledged yesterday by the state department, contended the rum runner was more than an. hour's sailing distance from shore in January when she was fired on by the coastguard cutter CG 145 off New York The hour's sailing distance is embodied in a treaty as the limit to which American ships may pursue seize and search suspected rum runners. Canada's ntSs also questionc-: the justification of'action which let to the fatal shooting 1 of the Josephine K's captain, William P Cluett. . The note must' be considered the treasury department's coastguard service and the justice department's prohibition bureau before formal reply is made. ' Debate Teams Will Compete CEDAR FALLS* March 13.-High school debate teams will com pete for scholarships, trophies and medals here at the Iowa State Teachers college April 2, 3.and 4, in the fourth annual state high schoo debate tournament, states W. A Brlndley, professor of public speak ing and coach of debate at thi state school. IN DAY'S NEWS That the burned body of a rnan burled in Perry, Iowa, as John Smith (above) was not that of Smith has been established as the result of an investigation at the request of an insurance company with which Smith carried $50,000 worth of policies. Mrs. Stoddard, 84, Buried at Luveme LUVERNE, March 18.--The fun eral of Mrs. M. E. Stoddard, 84, i Civil war widow, was .held at the Methodist church, the Rev. H. A Reyman officiating. The women' senior Bible class of which she was a member, attended in a body. Sh leaves two daughters, / Mrs. Idi Stone, Sioux City, now moving t West Bend; Mrs. Flora Raney, Lu verne. and one son. Jesse, Luverne HOOVER CLEANS UP HIS AFFAIRS President Finishes Work to v Leave on Vacation in Caribbean, WASHINGTON, March 18. UP)-^ President Hoover turned his atten- .ion today to completing last minute business before he departs ;onight for a 10 day vacation in the Caribbean. He will leave Washington after dark on an overnight train trip to Hampton Roads, Va., where he will hoard the reconditioned battleship Arizona. The big boat immediately will weigh anchor for Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands, the president's destinations. With him will be secretaries Hurley and · Wilbur, Dr. 'Joel Boone, white house physician, Lawrence Ritchey, one of his secretaries, Col. Campbell Hodges, military aide and Capt. Russel! Train, naval aide. Mrs. Hoover expects to visit her son, Herbert Hoover, Jr., who is recuperating from,an illness in Asheville, N. Car. She may leave tonight shortly before the president departs. Conferences with G o v e r n o r s Roosevelt of Porto Rico, and Pear son, of the Virgin Islands, will be the only work done on the trip. Two .days are to be spent in Porto Rico and one in the Virgin Islands. 30 Wyoming Men Offer - to Marry English Gir CHEYENNE, Wyo., March 18. --An English maiden is looking fo a Wyoming husband. She wrot Mayor Cal Holliday saying she un derstood cowboys were superior t any other spe6ies. Thirty men hav applied and the letters are comin still. iope Seen for Life of Boy Who Has Spent 13 r\' · «T I » - Days in Iron Lung CHICAGO, March 18. UP-- A tronger heart action and lower emperature gave rise to new hopes oday for saving the life of Charles 3aughey, 7, who has lived 13 days n a Drinker respirator. The lad suffered paralysis of the hroat from scarlet fever and diph- heria. He now has pneumonia. PLMfTOEXPORT FOREIGN CLOTH Bombay Mill Owners Accepl Main Principles of Gandhi Idea. BOMBAY, India, March 18. Mill owners of Bombay met Mahatma Gandhi today and accepted the main principles of his plan for helping dealers in foreign cloth to dispose of their stocks outside India and turn to the sale of Indian cloth The plan is said to provide for establishment of an agency with capital of about 5900,000 to re-export stocks of foreign cloth at the owner's risk to foreign markets. The All-India congress partj would share part of the losses aris ing from the cost of re-export. . Professor Makes. Eastern Tour. AMES, March 18. -- To help in placing students in jobs after thei graduation, Mrs. Louise J. Peet, as sociation professor in household equipment at Iowa State college, i visiting various firms in the east in terested in employing graduates ir institutional equipment She is alsi Interested in getting "more equip ment for use in the laboratories in the home economics division here. SLAYING SCENE BARED AT TRIAL Acquaintance of Jean Dayle and Slain Auctioneer Traced. SALT LAKE CITY, March 18. )--Details of the acquaintance of Jean Dayle, night club singer, and "am Frank, slain jewelry auc- ioneer, were on record today in the woman's trial for murder. The scene in the hotel room in which Frank was killed was depicted by witnesses yesterday. The prosecution testimony today was 'xpacted to endeavor to trace the young woman's movements after she allegedly fled from the death chamber in the early morning o£ last Dec. 6. These witnesses; the state had indicated, would tell of her departure from the hotel, her visit to a garage to call a taxicab, and then to a restaurant, where she used a telephone several minutes, and her arrest in a private home, where she had taken refuge followed after she had ventured forth to buy a bottle of dye to disguise her blond hair. Miss- Dayle at one time lived in Hamptou, Iowa. A statistician points out that there are more "Williams" in the house of commons than any other name. But a lot of "Bills" are thrown out.--Passing Show (London). rOUGHS ^^ Stopped almost instantly 35c with one swallow of _ 60o THOXINE SOLD BY HUXTABLJE DRUG CO. I've basked on sun-swept beaches --says Cfiesterfield BODY FOUND murderer" Hill. at him and' Warden IN THE RADIO WORLD · NEW YORK, March 18. body from the sealing ship was found today near the spot in White Bay, Newfoundland, wheto 'the ship sank Sunday night, Bow ring Brothers, Ltd., shipowners were advised this afternoon from. St. Johns, N. P. The sealers Eagle and Neptune which, with other craft from th( fleet, are searching the Ice-fille waters of the bay, found the body-the first to be found. They were in the approximate position where the Viking exploded, burned and sank. The message to Bowring brothers, from their headquarters in St Johns, said: "Eagle, Neptune found ice where explosion occurred; wreckage, timbers, clothing and one body. "Reported ice conditions terrible. "Steel boat trying to reach island (La Barbe island where most of survivors are.) Conditions there must be very bad." BILL PREVENTING BAND TAX FAILS Senate Defers Action Upon Measure to Provide U Probe Funds. DES-MOINES, March 18. (iP)--A proposal by Senator C. F. Clark Linn county, to wipe out the state law permitting smaller cities to levy a tax not to exceed two mills for band purposes was defeated today by the senate, 30 to 11. The proposal was made after an amendment by Senator B. M. Stoddard. of Woodbury county which would permit cities of more than 40,000 and not to exceed 125,000 population to levy a tax of not more than one-half mill for band? purposes had previously been approved, 33 to 10. Action Deferred. The senate again deferred action on the bill to appropriate funds for the legislative investigation of the state university. The bill now stands near the head of the senate calendar. By C. E. BUTTEBF1ELD Associated Press Radio "Editor (Time is central standard thruoutj NEW YORK, March 18. (2B-- Amos 'n 1 Andy, otherwise Freeman Gosden and Charles Cori-ell, have gone back home to Chicago after a week's stay in New York to gather hew material In Harlem. While here Andy was forced to spend a day or so in a get treatment for trouble with his nose. However, ihe took time off from the doctor to go on the air twice a night, filling the regular schedule. ERSKINE PLEADS FOR MORE MONEY (ConUnued From Fage 1), quently, trying to eliminate some of the questioning on the purchase of supplies, but at the conclusion of the direct 'examination Baird remarked, "You're the best witness we've bad." Repreesntattve Frank C. Byera of Cedar Rapids suggested facetiously that Dr. Erskine should appear before the appropriations committee instead of the investigators. · » · E. H. Lauer, athletic director, was to have been called today to complete 'testimony regarding' the athletic department but the committee made a last minute change of plans. Qnoted I/ower Price Cross-examination by AUorney Emmet Tinley centered around the purchase of an order of surgical instruments from the Williams' Iowa Supply company fn Iowa City. Dr. Erskfne charged that Williams quoted a price 40' cents lower than the $265 bid of a wholesale company after he had seen the latter quotaUon. Dr. Erskine said that from a limited inquiry he believed the Iowa Two joint- resolutions by Senator C. E. Anderson 1 of Webster were indefinitely postponed by the senate. 4 Anderson's resolutions would have reduced the membership of the house to 60 and that of the senate to 25, and would have provided for construction of offices in place of the present south gallery in the senate chamber of the capitol. Senator G. A. Wilson's bills to provide notices for destruction of weeds and to permit water commissioners to retire employes under an annuity provision also were indefinitely postponed. .Rlgby Bill Postponed. The Rigby bill to permit banks to -make small loans at a monthly rate of 2 per cent met the same fate. : A code revision bill applying to appropriation clauses also contained In the appropriation bill was passed unanimously. The fish and game bill by Senator F. D. Ickis, Union, was passed by the senate. The bill changes the closed season on trout from Sept. 1 to April 16, set new limits ov fish in possession of one person and provides new bag Hmits on fowl and game and extends protection on grouse, pheasants and wild turkey from 1932 to 1936. 1 Aid Pipe Lines. The house Judiciary committee today Introduced a bill giving the board of railway commissioners Morton Downey, CBS tenor, re quested his radio audience to decide what -songs he should sing at 7 p m., in his St. Patrick's day program on WABC and stations. The listeners picked "Where the River Shannon Flows" by a vote of -1,500. Second was "Mother Machree" with 4,200 yotes. In all 18,575 letters asking for 66 songs were received. WEDNESDAY "The City of Tomorrow," WEAF chain, 3:45. Grover Cleveland association program, WE-AF network at 5. James Wutrk, magazine editor, speaking on "Movie Anecdotes" in Bill Schudt'S Going to Press. WABC network at 5. Harbor Lights, tales of the sea, moved from Sunday night, WJZ and hookup at 7. 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