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Charles City Press (Newspaper) - July 7, 1930, Charles City, Iowa THE WEATHER fair rite and Tuesday not much change FULL TELEGRAPHIC SERVICE and Evening Intelligencer ONLY PAPER in CITY Established in 1896 CITY MWA MONDAY JULY If 1930 Volume 104 NO SINGLE FACTOR EVEE WON A SEASON'S GAME HOOVER ORDERS SENATE RATIFY TREATY The Third Victim Crash Dies in Hospital Passing Show A Column Young Progress In Light The President Wins L H It is a young man becomes Identified with sters for once In he caa not de- walk out for he has learned too much and might give Ills away If free to mix with and so his only escape is a ride or assassination for dead men tell no tales And regardless of the police the gunmen are ever active but the killing Is usually among Prince Carol having installed himself OB royal of Rumania as king has been joined by his charmer while Queen Helens is still out of the picture The world Is progressing more rapidly than most realize The one light has advanced from the tallow dip can remember -on to kerosene oil then to electricity Many now living have seen it ad- vance steadily until perfection has reached both in service and in Then came the auto and the aeroplane paved highways and we thought there nothing more to discover for could we expect But along came the talking they had been Ruthven Ia Three persons are today victims of an erday one and half miles north of here The dead are Kenneth Wilson 24 Sioux City pilot Ernest worth 18 Sioux City mechanic Vera Hughes 16 Ruthven The plane a Curtis Robin model was wrecked when it fell while making a bank preparatory to landing Wilson was dead when the plane was reacted by es to the accident Southorth died enroute to the hospital and Mifs Hughes died in a Spencer la hospital from a fractured skull a Tew hours later Killed Girt Flyer Chicago July sprained wrist Miss Mary Fahmey re- called with a- shudder today her fight with a parachute which held her suspended be- neath an yesterday for two hours while fliers their in rescue Bruno a tamper hurled feet to ils death whea he climbed down a knotted from another to aid girl i ted oar well with highly staff they at became obsolete when radios advanced tourist place with muste and miscellaneous programs and addresses from our most eminent men and while these are the most Important during the past 50 years yet there are many other discoveries that hare con- to the comfort and happi- ness of mankind President Hoover by Ofe aid ot congress finally succeeded in ting the veterans aid measure adopted the senate abandoning op- position and also the 9250.000 fund tor the stuffy of crime The do not expect congress or the senate always agree with the president but they do not expect them to abuse this privilege and always oppose every movement he or recommends A dent if he be a serious-minded man will not propose legislation antil be gives the subject careful and while he might still be mistaken yet he Is more dependable than habitual critics In most cases we regard him as absolutely in the right President Legula of Pern has notified Secretary of State that believing all democracies should recognize a day of ance ot American the Peruvian government had set aside Inly 4 as a national holiday A placing a percent iff on tractors other than tural tractors aimed at Henry Ford's Ireland tractor plant has been Introduced in the house by Representative Esterly made by Ford are now entering the United States duty free The colossal of George carved in granite on the face of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills was unveiled July 4th as the first step the com- of turing of a national monument overshadowing the largest arl works IA history The head of Is sixty feet from wig to chin His head Is the ot four figures which plans to carve on Mount Figures ot Jefferson Lincoln and Roosevelt win complete the work EARtT Albany N Y was written as early as 600 B C according to Harry J Slang of the Monarch club This was when boatmen on the Nile in united to pro rate their mules nied to haul their barges be said SHERLOCK he field short from where fell chute loosened at an altitude of feet it opened and Miss Fahrney alighted minor scratches bruises and a wrenched wrist It was her first parachute r After several other filers had failed to reach the rope adders suspended from planes Schustek took the air and knotted rope Just as m reached out to free the girl she and her parachute ed The girl's rescuer started to climb back up the rope but ed the strength and was snapped rom rope He was killed BIss Fahrney said her para- chute tangled In airplane's rope ladder as ate climbed over the side Because of the way he harness was strapped to her jack she was powerless to climb back into the plane Sportsman Killed Lagnna Beach Cal July Dodds man and aviation an oil company was tim of a spectacular pinnae 400 feet into the ocean when ha tried to land his plane on the private seaside airport of Mrs Florenca Barnes noted afternoon Several thousand persons saw his airplane go into a side slip and spin His crushed body was re- moved from wreckage of the plane shortly before it sank FLYERS Clarion July Coffie 24 of and brother Guv 21 of Chicago are today from In- juries received while attempting a landing in a field one mile sooth of here Sunday Their monoplane after striking telephone wires CRASHES 4 HURT Coin July Ruge Omaha pilot Is In a serious con- dition today and other sons received minor Injuries la an crash near here Sunday at p m was doing senger business one mile southwest of Colo and was at an altitude of about 150 feet when nls biplane struck a air pocket and swerved into a tree ONE DEAD SIX ARE INJURED IN ACCIDENT Burlington mer Anderson 23 of 111 is dead and six other persons are recovering today from Injuries received In an accident night nine west of here on road No 34 Andersen's has a broken back and pelvic bone is in a local Her parents Mr and Mrs Frank of Davenport received minor cats and bruises Occupants of the other car in the wreck were and Mrs Henry andN daughter Betty Jean of Lexington Ky who were only injured Sir Arthur Canon Doyle tor of the famous detective char acter Sherlock Holmes died denly this morning BE July Attorney John A Swanson today announced he will subpoena T state writer reporters for Chicago pen are linked with political and gang activities who recently wrote aeries of articles calling tain unnamed Chicago permen a brand of racketeers has offered to substantiate his claims before the grand jury I this man to mine how much is to his with a view to Swanson said If any criminal offenses have been committed or should this nan's story prove to be nothing mt loose gossip I shall say so C shall seek to ascertain the truth without fear or favor Two evening newspapers here have carried front page editorials demanding Brundidge bo called Charles Rathbun counsel for he Tribune who has been acting on a special board of strategy since the of Alfred J Lingle Tribune reporter four weeka ago today indicated he nothing to-do with newspaper quiz Rathbun Irritably declined to state what had been made in the Lingle investigation Since his assassination Lingle lias been linked with the gangs and dubbed Chicago's unofficial chief of police Dispatches from Los Angeles today Indicated that ter reputed buyer of the gun with which the Tribune reporter was slain seek to evade extradition to Chicago through a habeas corpus writ to the Lingle killing with testimony which possibly will lead to indictments are expected to be laid before the July grand jury some time this week TWO SERIOUSLY INJURED IN C ACCIDENTS Council July Two persons were seriously in- jured fatally in accidents near here Sunday 5 son of P F Tamisiea who lives near Missouri Valley died this morning In a local pital as the result of injuries re- when he was kicked and trampled by a cow at his home It was thought that the cow was trying to protect her young calf W M Paul 68 er is in the hospital today fering from serious chest ies sustained when the car In which was riding turned-over when Id river Jack Curry ot Omaha turned too short a cor- ner The accident occurred near Pacific Junction London July Ar- thur Conan Doyle noted novelist and spiritualist and creator ft the world-famed Sherlock died here today at the age of 71 News of Sir Arthur's death came as a definite shock to the country He had been In fair health during the last few months although a he was forced to take a Journey to South Africa because of eral condition v Sir Arthur's death resulted from a heart attack It was the> weakening condition ot his necessitated trip abroad In an effort to revive his falling health and although no SERVICE London July peri or of service is not ended This was the cryptic comment made today by noted scientist and spiritualist on the of hij close friend and co-worker In spiritualism Sir rthur Conan For many years Lodge has been one pioneers in and claims been successful in bringing gap between the living dead Wide publicity has bwn to his purported communal with his son killed the world war For manr years Sir had been confident be would to AREA IN STATE OF LAWLESSNESS London July en- tire are from to was in a state of er- treme lawlessness today with predatory bands of communists through the countryside on a campaign of looting and pillaging It was reported in ing dispatches to the London Daily Telegraph Foreign warships in the ste are aiding In the protection of foreigners Meagre details were contained In the dispatch ot the battle be- tween communists and the Guam American gunboat ed In the In which American sailor was killed Communists pressing down the to seize the village of opened fire on the boat The Guam replied to tho shore fire and silenced the at- tackers QUIET REIGNS Emelle Ala July Quiet reigned here the of the slaughter of four legroes by a mob which formed o avenge the killing of Grover and each ed six yesterday when an negro and a negro woman were killed by a mob oC some 200 men Two negroes previously had seen slain at the hands of the mob It was re- that several other negroes had become victims of the but a check up later piked the reports as false A squad ot law ment officers ordered here by Governor Bibb Graves ot ma which arrived yesterday had the situation ia Governor he was Agnilar Colo July vigorous hunt by federal and authorities was under way for the gunman slayers of Dale p Kearney officer and world war veteran who was shot and killed on the Main of this Colorado town early Sunday His assassins poured gunfire Into his body more than IS shots taking effect Kearney's body was found In of an- empty store building officers ascribe to racketeers The great writer's last words were io his wife he said Persons present room de- his last message was spoken with a smile on his face great improvement had been shown within tie past few months his death was ed Sir Arthur's death occurred at his country home Windlesham near Rowborough Sussex His wife and three children were with him when he died The death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle removes from the horizon one of the most colorful figures in English as well as one of the most famous No English Continued on Page Seven AGAIN FAIL MR PEACOCK Cedar Rapids July C Gorman attorney for Emmett Peacock Anamosa auto- mobile salesman who last week was accused ot having murdered Sheriff Fred Sweet and Marshal Aaron Bailey at Washington Ia on June revealed here today hat another attempt to link Peacock with the double killing had failed Saturday night several ses were brought here from Ot- tumwa by State Agent E C Pherson Sheriff George Struble Washington county and Sheriff Ralph W Baker county to see if they could identify cock as the man who stole a automobile at Ottumwa a tew hours before the murder and then abandoned it at Washington The witnesses are reported to said that he was not the man BEACH WITHOUT ANY TRAIN SERVICE Long Beach Cal July wilh a Population of today attained the unique distinction of being the only able city In the United States out train service The Ust ger train departed yesterday as tho union Pacific abandoned Its vice The Southern Pacific dis- continued its passenger service five years ago motor bus Ifl southern Members of an asserted lar bootlegging ring which has been supplying Denver and other cities in the state with liquor were sought today In connection murder A mysterious call received by ney at Trinidad early Saturday night took the officer fatal rrand Kearney tras killed after his automobile had broken down at He telephoned to dad for a wrecking car and while walking from a restaurant to where his car was parked ney was shot down were no witnesses to the shooting but J G Lile a garage attendant told federal officers that shortly the shots were fired at Kearney a speeding automobile assed the where he Is and headed for d Federal agents together with Las Animas county officers Im- mediately began a vigorous hunt for the gunman and his IS Newton July arrangements are being made day for Lawrence A Jackson 26 of Newton who drowned Sunday afternoon In the north Skunk river at Lynnville about twenty miles southeast of here Jackson a good swimmer waa reached by hooks twenty after the drowning All efforts at failed CENSUS FIGURES Washington July total population of San Francisco for 1930 was officially announced by the census bureau today as 974 an increase of over the 1920 figure ot The population ot Now Orleans was officially announced as 455.702 an increase of over 1020 census bureau figures arc the final official estimates and la many cases arn different from the unofficial estimates gathered pendently and from time to time by different interested agencies Other figures announced today Ohio 1930 1920 Lancaster North Carolina land this morning raves said Saturday sending the officers here to avert any aftermath of the riots unidentified negro was shot down when he fired at the losse and wounded Clarence of this place In the elbow Bush returned the fire and ed the negro Members of had attempted to search the negro and instead of com- plying with orders to raise his arms pulled his gun The woman shot to death when her became panic stricken at the mob's command to ihalt his automobile Instead increased and a of shot farther on several occupants of the automobile fled and esc aped The mob coming upon the abandoned car discovered that the negress had been shot and killed START WORK ON THE BOULDER DAM PROJECT Washington July on the boulder dam project go under way today when Walker R Young the resident en- gineer who will have charge of tho work and his assistants began staking out the railroad and con- struction road laying out o streets for the town site and con- of surveys for the water supply system Secretary of the Interior Wilbur made the an- The initial appropriation is of which will be used to build the railroad will be expended in the tion of water laying out the town building streets sewers anc other conveniences construction ol a main office for government en- and 25 homes for tho permanent employees at the dam KILLED WHEN STRUCK BY A WATERLOO CAR July McCarthy 19 of VIncennes is dead here today as the result of an ac here Saturday night when the car which he was Tiding In collided with another car driven by Mahal Keiser of Waterloo Miss Keiser was attempting to pass a wagon on the road when tho came together She was only slightly injured Other pants of both cars sustained minor injuries BURGLAR Ind eight year-old burglar who robbed so many houses she has forgotten their location has been arrested Her method was tc enter a house and if caught as] for a drink of water The money collected was used to buy fooi and clothing for her vounge brothers and sisters Her father i serving a term for stealing a farmer The death toll In the rioting LAST BALLOON IN RACE LANDS AND WINS EVENT Houston Texas July The of Akron Ohio last of the entries to re- main aloft in the twentieth tional elimination balloon race landed late yesterday near burg after 46 hours of flight according to a sage received at headquarters herei today The bag was piloted by R J Blair and P A Trotter Race officials Immediately mated the Goodyear balloon had sailed approximately 850 miles exceeding the distances ed by the other entries In the event but failing to equal the world's record by 200 miles According to unofficial figures the Detroit Times bag piloted by E J Hill and A C Schlosser placed second when It reached Ky approximately 700 miles from Houston while the United Can Service entry or Cleveland George pilot and Milford Vanik air was third The United Van balloon sat down near Ky proximately 685 miles ot the starting point In announcing tho report on the final and apparently winning entry race directors here said official winner would be an- later by the National Aeronautic association at ington VM PACT IS FAIR HE SOTS CONFESSES TO KILLING MAN AT DES MOINES Des Moines July Poston confessed slayer of Villiam Hunter whose body was Des river east of Carlisle Saturday will lave formal charges of murder against him today according o detective officials Poston accompanied detectives o the place where the body was thrown after surrendering elf Saturday He said he shot Tunter Friday morning after had attempted to attack Airs Poston and carried the to the river where It was found sunk in five feet of water Assistant County Attorney Al Adams expected to confer with detectives today to determine what charge would be filed against Mrs Poston who Is also being held in the city Jail Hunter died from a bullet wound in the heart and lung cording to a verdict of Dr liam Carpenter Sunday Tho slaying occurred at the Poston home The Postons and the ers were neighbors TWENTY-SEVEN ARE DEAD IN JAP FLOODS London July seven were dead and thousands made homeless today by floods in the district of an according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Toklo MARKET CLOSE New York Closing Prices Adv Rumley 10 A T Anaconda Cop Case C M St P 1494 Erie Gen Et Gen Gen Foods 54 Ken Cop 38 Mont Ward Radio Sears Roe Stewarn Stude Uni Corp US Rub TJS StI Oliver Farm Equipment Oliver common opened at closed 16 preferred closed at 73 No trading in convertible Cities Service closed at Chicago Prices Auburn Auto 98 Chi Corp Cord 7 Mo Kana PI Ind Corp 13 Markets At A New York July York stocks sharply reactionary Curb stocks reactionary Bonds Irregularly lower Liberties convertibles and rails slightly lower Call money in fair supply at 3 per cent After renewal at 2 Cotton futures barely steady Off 16 to 18 points Chicago wheat reactionary Foreign exchange irregular HUD vlea et yesterday afternoon received when his car with a telephone pole Forest 11 was ly killed yesterday when struck by an anto on highway twenty one mite east of here as darted across the road SHOOTS GIRL AND SELF IN SUICIDE PACT Paterson N J July Fate denied us the privilege of happiness ia life so we go pily to death We hope our friends can so realize tie ence of real love The above note signed Roderic and Jennie was used as the key today by police in reconstructing the tragedy of A Roderic Meakle old violinist of wood N J and Jennie Brauer 22 a beautiful girl caught in love's whirlpool The body of the girl was found slumped across the seat of an automobile where she had been shot to death Saturday night and hours later at almost the same spot police discovered the young violinist staggering half conscious from thick underbrush That Meakle who is the son of William R president and secretary of the Paterson Savings institution shot the girl and then himself in a suicide pact was evident police said Meakle who is in serious tion in a hospital will be ed with murder if he survives authorities said According to police the couple made tho suicide agreement ter a meeting with wife Mrs Meakle told of her husband's love for Jennie had refused to divorce him Notes left by the lovers they had gone to Niagara Falls and on their return plotted their deaths The letters ten on Falls hotel paper were found beside the girl's body A second note addressed to the girl's uncle In Brooklyn was signed Jennie and told ot the death pact parents despite ments ot police said that their son was not married and Miss Jessie Murphy a school teacher here said by police to have married tho violinist In 1926 denied the marriage TEN INJURED IN A RIOT OF INDIAN MOB Bombay July per sons were reported injured in from when a mob of nationalists went to Jail there to honor Mahat ma Gandhi leader of passive his third month of Imprisonment Police told the of the procession it was unlawful bly The nationalists squatted on their heels and refused to budge Tho trouble cama when they pan calling the police names and threw stones and flower pots eral officers were hurt In the en- suing melee Senate Back in ial Session to Con- sider Treaty By GEORGE R HOLMES News Staff Correspondent Washington July loover sent a vigorous message o the senate today advocating prompt and unconditional atlon ot the London naval treaty So far as he Is concerned he the senate can take he treaty as brought home by the American delegates from or no treaty at all Hs did not uss the famous Wilsonian phrase of ratification without the ng of a t or the dotting of an i but it was evident from the one ot his message that ha meant The question before us president said Is not er we shall have a treaty with either three more cruisers or four less cruisers or whether we shall have a larger reduction in tonnage Treaty ot Ko If is whether we shall haw this treaty or no treaty The president's message waa re ad- to an attentive chamber that contained 58 of the 96 bers of the more It haA MB diligent both republican and leaders drew the from seashore and other retreats in time for the initial call Mr Hoover not only tho terms of the treaty in his message but endeavored to wer some of the criticisms ot the pact which have been voiced by admirals of the navy and opponents for the past three months Treaty The treaty he said has been misrepresented by its those he said who la reality are opposed to all limitation and re- duction In naval arms We must be said expect opposition from groups who believe In unrestricted military strength as an objective of the American nation indeed find the same type of In Great Britain and Japan But he warned the alternative to this treaty Is competitive of navies with all Its of suspicion hate ill will and ultimate disaster It is he went on to think that because we are the richest nation in the world we can outbuild all other countries Other nations will make any sacrifice to maintain their ments of defense against us and we shall reap in their hostility ill will the full measure of the additional burden which we may thus impose upon them to Alt The treaty the de- clared Is fair to the United States and Britain and Japan the other signatories The chief criticism of the terms he admitted centers around that provision which gives the United States less gun cruisers than the admirals of the American general board think necessary he asserted revolves around less than 3 per cent ot our entire fleet and even within this 3 per cent comes the lesser Question of whether 30.000 tons of ships armed with guns are ter than 380.000 tons of ships armed with guns On this point be conceded the opinion of the navy high com- mand is divided Mr Hoover made a point of the global reduction permitted under the terms of the treaty The aggregate navies of the three powers are reduced by nearly tons he said Not as much as had been hoped for but still sufficient to enable all the ers to effect considerable ings This treaty does mark an im- portant step In disarmament and In world peace he concluded It is for many sons that It should be dealt with at once The subject has been under discussion since the Ge- neva conference three years ago The lines of this treaty have been known and under discussion since last summer Failure Backward Step The actual document has been before tho American people and before the senate for nearly three months It has been reported by the senate for- on Page Seven
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