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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 23 1931 RESCUE VESSELS FREED FROM ICE Inquiry to Be Conduct* Into Cause of Explosion on Viking. HORSE ISLAND, N.'F., March 23. (/BPilot Bob Fogg, who flew ' · from Concord, N. H., to obtain photographs of the Vlkiny dls- ' aster, crashed.on Horse Island today. . The plane was damaged but neither Fogg nor his companion . was seriously Injured. : ST. JOHNS, N. F., March 23. UP ·--Rescue ships with survivors o the Viking disaster aboard, held in the'grip of ice floes for nearly a week, werejfreed early today ant steamed toward this port. It w.a expected that they would arrive here about 8 o'clock tomorrow morning. · . Sir Richard Squires, prime min ister of Newfoundland, has an nounced . an inquiry will be con ducted here into the explosion on the sealer. Removal of eight ,men, six o them injured, from Horse island t the Sagona brot to 118 the numbe of survivors aboard the steamer Nine survivors are believed on other rescue craft and two bodie have been recovered. Varick Frisse; and A. G. Penrod, American motion picture' men, and 23 others ar listed as missing. The ocean-going tug Foundation Franklin returned here this morn ing with the body of Patrick Bart lett, one of the victims of the Vik ing disaster. IN THE RADIO WORLD By C. E. BUTTERFIELD Associated Press Radio Editor (Time is central standard thruout) NEW YORK, March 23. tff 1 )-- Heihnut H. Hellmut, international radio interviewer and announcer, is getting all set for his first broadcast Tuesday morning from the United States to his German fatherland. It's to originate from the top of tne statue of Liberty in New York harbor. He is making arrangements to climb the long- winding stairway leading- up to the interior or the head of the statue with a microphone under hts arm so that he can tel! listeners at home what he sees from this commanding position. His microphone wil! be connected to short wave transmitters at Scnnectady and Pittsburgh, and his program is to be relayed by broadcast; stations in Germany, Hungary and Austria - - -Thissbroadcast,-- the first-of several he hopes to do, is to be made with the co-operation of the National Broadcasting company, and part of it may go on an American network. Morton Downey, CBS tenor confined to hia home with a throat ailment, daily gets hundreds of cheery messages from listeners. Lee Morse, 98 pound young woman, is substituting in. his 6 o'clock,program. Paul Robeson, Negro singer and actor, 'does a radio appearance next Thursday on'. WJZ and others. Three more opera singers have heen signed for Monday nignt recitals on WABC, Tito Schlpa on April 20, Lily Pons on May 4, Lucrezia Bori 'on May 11, and Grace -Moore on May 18. Again the Boswell sisters, three of them, sing in the pleasure hour next, Wednesday night. 15 DOGS POISONED AT NEW HAMPTON; MAN IS ARRESTED NEW HAMPTON, March 23.- L. Shafer, retired photographer was arrested by Sheriff George C Murcay, late Friday night. Infonna tion was filed against him charg ing him with administering poiso to animals. He was released o $1,000 bonds and was to appea Saturday. Bond was furnished b his wife. Weinies believed to con tain strychnine were found in Mar tin Robinson's yard Friday after noon. Mr. Robinson lost a dog. total of 15 dogs died from poison ing. Stomachs of three dogs an the weinies were to be taken t Waverly Saturday to be analyzee Mrs. Shafer is suing two insuranc IN DAY'S NEWS Edward A. O'Neal of Montgomery, Ala., (above) succeeds Sam H. Thompson as president of the Farm Bureau post. companies for loss of her house am contents destroyed by fire lasl spring in this term of district court The case is scheduled to come up next week. HOPE IS INCREASED FOR ASSESSOR BILL (Continued-From Page 1). the governor^ replied in the negative. Representative H. F. Garrett Wayne, also said that he did not believe the county assessor and Income tax bill went hand in hand. Use Involved Tactics. Leaders of the forces for and against the bill used "involved parliamentary tactics in an endeavor to gain their point. Allen moved to make reconsideration a special order for April 1, after which Berry asked for an immediate reconsideration. Representative Harry M. Greene of Pottawattamie county intervened with a motion to adjourn, but a temporary truce was reached by which the three proposals were withdrawn. An assertion that Gov. Dan Turner told them he would veto the Bounty assessors bill, if it passed, unless the senate approved the' in- onie tax bill, was made by Repre- entatives Reyburn Rutledge of Webster county and Representative O. Helgason of Emmet county. In. response to a question from Rep- esentative O. J. Ditto of Osceola ounty, Helgason said he had no uthority from the governor for malcing the statement public.- Committee Appointed. The. house took up consideration if other measures shortly before noon. ^ ^j After the i question had been, put iy the speaker and approved by the house, 74 to v 20, a steering committee- was appointed. The com- nittee hereafter will recommend 3ills for places on the calendar, Many members at first were under he impression the vote was on the appointment on a sifting committee and changed their votes' when in- ormed otherwise. The steering committee is com- osed of Representatives Torgeson, tutledge.. Ditto, Beath, Simmer, Laughlin, Tamisiea, and Strachan. Long Votes Yes. The roll call: Ayes, 46--Aiken, 3allew, Beath, Berry, Craven, Davis, Drake of Keokuk, Drake of Muaca- tine, Durant, Ellsworth, 'Fabritz, Flggina, Flnnern, Forsllng, Garrett, Gilmore, Hansen of Scott, Hook, Kern, Koch, Kohler, Laughlin, Lepley, Long, Malone.-Math.ews, Mayne, Miller, Nelson of 'Cherokee, O'Donnell, Orr, Osborne, Paisley, Peaco Ratliff, Rawlings, Reed, Ryder Short, Stanzel, Stiger, Thiessen Watta, -Wearin, Whiting and Witt. Noes, 54--Allen, Avery, Babcock Bonstetter, Brown, Byers, Dayton Donlon, Felter, Gallagher, Gissel Greaser, Greene, Hansea of Audu bon, Hanson of Wtahebago, Helga son, Hoiltngsworth, Hollis, Hopkins Hush, Husted, Hutcheon, Johnsor of Marion, Lamb, Langland, Me Caulley, . McCreery,. McDermott McLain, Mead, Millhone, Morton Nelson of Story, Pattison, Pendray Randolph, Reimers, Richty, Rowe Rutledge, Rylander, Shields, Sim mer, Snyder, Souers, Strachan Tamisiea, Tepaske, Thompson, Tor geson, Van Buren, Van \Vert, Wan stad and Mr. Speaker. Not voting, 6--Augustine, Bair Ditto, Elliott,'Hayes and Randal!. Sale of Property to Pay Bequests Ordered in Ella N Wendei's Wil EDNA WALLACE HOPPER The On* Woman In The World Who N«r«r Crtw Old Tell* Radio Listener* Mora of Her Secr»t» of Beauty, H*«Ith and Diet. Watch your local N. B. C. chain programs. TUNE IN (.Cat Out TM* Schedule) Every Tucs., Than., WHO Dea Maine*, 2:30 p. m. Every Tucs., Thura., WOO Davenport, 1:30 p. m. NEW YORK, March 23. of realty holdings approximating 5100,000,000 is ordered in the wil of Miss Ella Wen del, last of the fa mous old New York family. Afte ·certain specific bequests, the bulk of the estate is to be divided' Intc 200 parts, which are to go In vary ing proportions to hospitals, church ·mission societies, and other char ities. ONE CENT A DAY PAYS UP TO S100 A MONTH The .Postal Life Casualty In surauce Co., 4347 Dierks Building Kansas City, Mo., la offering a new accident policy that pays up to $100 a month for 24 months for disability and $1,000.00 for deaths--costs less than Ic a day--S3.50 a year Over 68,000 already have this protection. Men, women and chlloTen ages 10 to .70, eligible. Send no money. Simply send name, address, age, beneficiary's name and relationship and they will send this )ollcy on 10 days' FREE inspec- ion. No examination is required. This offer is limited, so write them oiJay, TIGHTEN GRIP ON PUBLIC ENEMIES One by One Gangsters Stack Wits Against Law and Lose Fight. CHICAGO, March 23. (JP--Thn law appears to be tightening its grip on Chicago's "public: enemies^" One by one the men so classified by the authorities hSve been- stacking their wit's .against the agencies of the law--and have lost/ The latest to feel the attack is William Neimoth, whose conviction for participation.in a $47,000 payroll robbery in Baltimore in 1926, lias been upheld by the court of appeals at Annapolis. Neimoth was sentences to 10 years. Neimoth's apparent failure · to escape punishment followed closely the'conviction of No. 1 on the list of 28 enemies--Alphonse Capone, who was sentenced to six months for contempt .of'-, federal court In Chicago. The charge, grew, out of his failure to respond to a summons from the grand jury which w.as investigating incomes. He is trying to avoid the penalty by an appeal. Gang Flareup Is Expected. Meanwhile Chicago police sati they would not be surprised to see a new flareup of gangland guns as a result of the slaying Saturday night of Johnny Genaro, known as a Capone henchman, and a brother of Joseph 1'Pepe" Genaro, a "public enemy." They said they believed a quarrel between . the Genaro brothers and. Jimmy Belcastro and Rocco FanelH, also "public enemies," was responsible. Two on the original list have been killed--Joe Aiello, north side gang leader, who walked into a mac bin; gun ambush last fall, and Jack Zuta, slain last August at Delafield, Wls., a month after he had been questioned in connection With the slaying of Alfred Lingla, the Tribune reporter. Vagrancy Cases Started. All of the public enemies have been the subject of an attack by local authorities as vagrants, while federal officials have used the income tax law and deportation and contempt proceedings as their we;^- ?ons. Capone's vagrancy is still lending. The status of the other public enemies today was: Ralph Capone, brother of Al- ihonse--Facing three years for in- :ome tax evasions. Tony "Mops" Volpe--Fighting de- lortatlon,- with extension granted lending an appeal. Frankle Rio, a Capone bodyguard--Serving jail sentence foi- arrylng concealed weapons, coii- empt of court and vagrancy. f Jack Demore, also known as Machine Gun" _ McGurn--Facing agrancy charge." ' Jack Guzlk, Capone henchman-Facing three years for income tax ivasion He 13 appealing. , James "Fui;'"'Sammons--Serving Ife term at Joliet, Hi, f6r murder after a parole violation. George ' "Red" Barker--Serving ong prison term as a parole vio- ator. Is Slayer of Officer. William "Three- Fingered Jack" hite--Under 14 year sentence fol- owing conviction of slaying a loliceman. Danny Stanton--Charged wU'j slaying Jack Zuta at Deiafield. Joe Saltis, former south side beer baron" whom the state failed o convict as a vagrant. " ' Frankie Lake and Terrence Drug- ·an--Both pleaded guiltj to income tax violations with reservations pending outcome of Ralph Capone's appeal. ' The others who have escaped Ux limelight of publicity in recent 'activities are "Dago". Liawrence Mau- gano; Frank Diamond, fugitive on concealed weapon charge; George "Bugs" Moran, acquitted of vagrancy at" Waukegan, 111.; Frank and Vincent McBrlane, reputedly identified with the south side beer business; Leo Mongoven, Moran henchman, whose whereabouts aie unknown, and William and, MJlus O'Donnell, alleged west side b men, AUSTRIA DEFENDS PROPOSED UNION (Continued From Pole 1). cord involved any infringement of the Independence of Austria, Briand explained that the ministers of various European powers interested have requested information on the proposed treaty from Vienna Dispatches from Vienna brot the Information that diplomatic repre sentatives of France, Italy and Czechoslovakia had called upon Austrian Prime Minister Schober The Paris Echo says that Briand invited England to participate in the inquiry'but that no reply had been received from Downing street The French government, it was said, has minimized the importance of the Austro-German accord, altho the Parisian press has printed columns about it, calling. It the first step in an Austro-German union and consequently a possible threat against European conciliation. Government officials, however emphasize that Germany and Austria had merely reached an agreement to make a treaty but that the treaty itself has not yet been negotiated. They: said that the representation made by the powers at Vienna was entirely friendly and not In the'nature.of a threat. HELD FOR DEATH OF OWN INFANT Tenant Farmer and 19 Year Old Wife Charged With Poisoning. HARRIS ONVELLE, Mo., March 23. IS 5 )--Elmer York, tenant farmer, and his 19 year old wife faced arraignment here today on a first degree murder charge, less than 24 hours after funeral services were held for their 21 montns old son, Winfred. W. M. Anderson, prosecuting attorney, said the charge was based upon alleged poisoning of the child. Se said an autopsy revealed poison in the stomach. ' · . York, in jail here, expressed, be- ief the baby was poisoned by milk which he said he had obtained from leighbors, Alexander Kennedy and his sister, Miss Martha Kennedy. He said another child 4 years old also became ill. After a search of the Kennedy lome late last night, the prosecutor announced he found no evidence the neighbors had a part in the poisoning. Peggy Ann Hoover Has Talk With Granddaddy ASHEVILLE, N. Car., March 23. 'JPI--Grandda'ddy has · heard about .he snow hereabouts by telephone from Peggy Ann Hoover. On dad'H radiophone she chatted' with the iresldent on the ·battleship Arizona, .,400 miles away, and' learned U was nice and warm at sea. Mellon Signs Order to' Bar European Matches WASHINGTON, March 23. UP)-Secretary Mellon today signed an anti-dumping order against th$ Importation of matches from Finland, Norway, Esthonia, Sweden, Latvia. Austria, Holland' and Poland. Tho edict is effective immediately. THREfflESTED IN NASHUA RAIDS Quantities of Liquor Are Seized by,Dry Squad From Homes. NASHUA, March 23.--Three persons were arrested and liquor'seized in raids staged here about 11 o'clock last night in homes by Sheriff George C. Murray, Deputy George C. Richards and Nashua deputy. At the George Nimnier farm 35 gallons of alcohol were seized. James Hewett, farmer in Floyd county, was arrested-at the farm and according to officers had a half pint 'of alcohol in his possession. Officers also raided the house in which Mrs. Marjorie Bean was sleeping. She .was aroused from bed and searched by Mrs. George Wedemeyer. A quantity of liquor was found. Nimmer, Hewett and Mrs. Bean were taken to New- Hampton for hearings. A third place was raided but no seizure made. COLLECTIONS OF TAXES DROPPING Income Returns Show Drop of More Than Third for March 20. RAIN RECEIVED THRUOUT IOWA Precipitation Not Expected to Be Heavy Enough to Offset Drought. DES- MOINES, March 23- OB-Rain was falling thruout the state early today, but the government weather observer here predicted that there would not be enough to be of material benefit to those parts of Iowa which have suffered from an almost year-long drought. A fall of .14 inch In the western part of the state was the heaviest, according to an official report, but an unofficial 'estimate at Estherville set the precipitation there at almost half an inch. The rain was described as "moderate", for the state with the possibility of being "heavy" in spots. The rain will cease towards evening, the weather bureau predicted, except in the eastern and extreme northern portions of the state. ' Charles City with 30 degrees reported the lowest temperature in the state Sunday night. All other reports weer above freezing temperatures. IJo freezing temperatures are expected in the "state Monday night. WASHINGTON, March 23. [ncpme tax collections continued ;heir downward swing today when the treasury statement for March 20 showed that $44,105,314 was. collected that day as compared with 575,475,289 on the game day, of last March. The income tax collections for March 20 made the total for the month $283,229,295 as compared with $460,328,715 for the same period of last March and a total of $1,454,660;320 for the fiscal year as compared with $1,712,862,857 for"! the same period^ ·· j The collections for the month now appeared certain to drop nearly $200,000,000 below the amount collected in March last year and much below the amount expected. The decrease of $177,000,000 on Friday may be changed either way by returns-to be received for the remainder of the month but with the reports so far materially below those of last year it is doubtful if the remaining days will show any increase. b e t t e r t a s t e /MATCHLESS FLAVOR by the b o w l f u l ! T h a t ' s w h a t KcUogg's PEP Bran Flakes give you. v These crisp, crunch? flakes tempt you -- tease you to taste their goodness. And the more of v them you eat -- the more you'll agree that Kellogg's PEP Bran Flakes are better bran £akes. Made by Kellogg in Battle Creek. PLAN AUTOPSY IN SMITH CASE Unidentified Body Buried at Perry to Be Disinterred Second 'Time. PERRY, March 23. UP)--Having failed for the present at least to effect the capture of Jonn M. Smith, missing Perry Businessman, authorities devoted their attention today to a different angle of the case Preparatory steps were planh'ed for second disinterment Tuesday of the unidentified body that-was buried Feb. 6 as that of Smith. Officials expected-to have the assistance of Dean Wilbur C. Teeters of the college of pharmacy of the University "of Iowa In the autopsy planned for tomorrow. County and, state agents yesterday ' grilled Emtl Jorgensen anil Louis Priest, both of Perry, arrested on charges of illegal transportation of alcohol, about the Smitn ease. They are said to have ceen in Denisqn Feb. 3, the night a burned, body was found in Smith's wrecked truck on the highway near that city. No information was given out by officers as to what they learned from the pair. : Mrs. Smith, yesterday made her second public plea for her husband to come nome, giving Sheriff C. A. Knee of Dallas county a note in which she asked Smith to return. She had fully recovered-.from her experience Friday night when a man believed to be Smith eluded sheriff's deputies after he had arranged a meeting with Mrs. Smith. Gordonsville Man . Loses Hand From Discharge of Gun GORDONSVILLE, Minn., March 23.--Accidental discharge of a gun injured Carl Storvick's left hand so badly the entire hand had to be amputated. Dogs had been molesttni Mr. Storvick's hogs and determine' to frighten the dogs, he went after them with a loaded gun. It is thot the trigger caught and the gun was discharged when Mr. Storvick crawled thru a fence. Mr. Storvick is at Naive hospital in Albert Lea where the operation was performed. Hand Hurt in Wringer. JOICE, March 23.--Mrs. M. O Evans is suffering a bruised hand, injured when she was brushing the lint from the wringer on her washing machine while the current was on. Her hand went thru the rollers as far as her wrist before she could open them and release her hand. MAY CUT PAY OF IOWA SCHOOLMEN Senate Bill Would Affect Salaries of College and U Heads. DES MOINES, March 23. JFl-- A bill to place a maximum of ?12,000 on. salaries of employes at Institutions under the management of the state board of education was prepared today by the senate com- nittee on compensation · of · public officers. . The measure would affnct particularly the presidents of the university of Iowa and Iowa State college, who are paid $18,000 and ?15,000, respectively. The maximum Collections If your place of business is within a radius of 75 miles of Mason City, we are in a position to give .your Collections the best attention possible, if sent'to SECURITY COIiLECTION BUREAU. The largest Collection Agency located- with offices in the territory, devoted exclusively to Retail and Professional accounts. The benefits accruing, in placing your accounts with bonded collectors, are self- evident. RATES REASONABLE SAFETY ASSURED PHONE 177 SECURITY COLLECTION BUREAU 121 Yi East State Street Mason City, Iowa would 1 include all salaries, fee's.and other consideration. '\ : ; : · '· ·· Senator 6. E. Gunderson,- Winnebago, chairman, - said the. bill was drafted in keeping with a trend to- ward'lowe'r salaries"in other fields. est Colds Rub- well over Low Rate EXCURSION to Chicago, 111. 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