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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                NorthIowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PKEBS LEASED VVIKB Pioneers Still Here Kendrick Pittman Say Spirit Is Not Dead By CHARLES r STEWART ASHINGT O N April ators John B Kendrick of Wyo ming and Key Pittmvn of Ne vada are con gress two typi cal ad v en ture story pioneers The frontier they taow w a 3 the real thing Its spaces were in deed wide open Pistols cracked Spurs rattled Movie when it was genuine At 73 Senator MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 19 1930 UNITED PUESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SliltVUJIO 165 6 Men Wounded in Illinois Miners Shooting Affray Kenrick still is the old cattleman Senator Pittman panned gold in Alaska The sixshooter was law tthen he got there Later he helped to organize Nomes consent form of government and became the first prosecuting attorney on the polar Eif of the Yukon US PLANS FOR TEN NEW SHIPS UNDER TREATY Construction to Be Com pleted Within Next Five Years 150 Burned to Death in Church Fire CAPONE SIGNS GANGLAND TRUCE WASHINGTON April The administration the pioneering in the present DOES much of spirit survive generation of Americans It seems to me that modern con veniences have so softened the race as to have unfitted it for an exis tence that its sires throve on True the young man of today is quite equal to a campaign as in Flanders fed and given his orders He has physical courage He may be an athlete But has he the stamina the initiative the independence and the resiatancetohardshlp to create his times I have watched at to colonize one of the richest regions in South America with settlers from this continent Tex Rickard led one Alfalfa Bill Murray a second Fred Engen the third a ScandinavianAmerican less widelyknown than Tex or Al falfa Bill but a sturdy Nordic with an ambition to found an empire Their followers all told numbered into the thousands and they quit in thousands nil but the merest hand ful who by sticking and subse quently prospering exceedingly proved that there was nothing the Turn to Pace 8 Column Dr H M Dewar Former Greene Physician Dies GREENE April The body of Dr H M Dewar who recently died at his home in Chicago was brot here for burial Friday afternoon Funeral services were conducted by the local Masonic lodge lira De war who survives him accompan ied the body here Dr and Mrs De war were former residents of Greene having moved to Chicago several years ago Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery CHOESTI Rumania April 19 hundred and fifty per sons were burned to death within a few minutes here last night when a church in which a Good Friday vigil service was being conducted caught fire and was destroyedj Only three of those inside the building when the fire began escaped They attributed the death of the others to their pious anxiety for Ihe sacred vessels the host and a valuable altar cloth which they rushed to rescue Death Came Soon They turned finally to the door the one means of egress It opened nward and the mass panic stricken and goaded by the searing flames ammed against it and died before hose outside could pvish it open It was all over in a few minutes The blazing ceiling tapestries and j taper wreaths on the walla fell on he fear mad congregation who trampled the women and children under foot Their screams soon died out leaving only the crackle of r the are American vessels becoming ob solete next year The five British 19 Pi interprets the proposed London naval treaty as permitting it to go ahead with the construction of the 10 new cruisers allotted to the United States within the next five years It is now planned that such a course be followed contingent upon the needs of the navy with work proceeding on seven of the vessels within the next three years and the remaining three being laid down one each in the years 1933 1031 and 1933 Ships to Sink Nine battleships to be scrapped under the London agreement will ships and one Japanese affected by this provision of the proposed treaty will become obsolete in 1934 and 1935 The treaty is to include a clause under which all five nations partici pating in the conference agree that before a submarine can sink a mer chant vessel arrangements must be made to guarantee the safety of the passengers Hale Warns Committee Simultaneously with the publica tion of these statements there came renewed assurances that the big navy bloc of the senate will scruti nize the treaty most carefully par ticularly with regard to any depar ture from the policy of building up the fleet of 10000 ton cruisers Bringing the subject of the treaty to the floor of the senate for the first time Chairman Hale of the naval committee warned his col leagues late yesterday that they should not commit themselves to any attitude on the pact until the technical experts of the navy have Tuni to Page 8 Column To Speak in Duluth DULUTH April 19 John K Anderson director of the Insti tute of Child Welfare at the Uni versity of Minnesota will give an address here Tuesday April 21 He will speak on the Early Training and Development of the Individual A U N T H E T By Robert Quillen Me an Pa have got along good because we agreed that neither of us was to try changin or bossin the other an neither was to chaw in the house or go around his sock feet in FOG HOLDS UP NY SHIPPING Ocean Liners Delayed anc Incoming Steamer Drops Anchor NEW YORK April 19 ping in New York harbor was it a standstill today as a result of a thick fog that descended yesterdaj morning The French liner lie De Franc attempted to make the outbount voyage last night when a sligh lifting of the fog seemed to fore cast clearer weather However thi ship was able to proceed only to the harbor entrance where il wa forced to anchor The White Star Olympic scheduled to sail last night wa held at her pier by line official who said no attempt to sail wouli be made until conditions improved The inbound Cunard liner Beren garia with 729 passengers aboan remained nt anchor in quarantine all night rescuers The fire started when a breoze wafted thru a high rear window stroked a candles flame with one of the tapestries Its tinseled fringe took fire paper wreaths caught and n a minute the building was a blaz ngr inferno Every Family Touched The structure was 100 years old and its wormeaten boards were tinder to the blaze Outside the fire departments of Choesti and Petesti fought vainly with antiquated ap paratus to extinguish the fire Those who had escaped and the crowding townsmen tried to open the jammed door but the massingof those inside against it made their effort unsuccessful Among the dead who were burned to a cinder were two priests a notary and the burgomaster of Choesti which is a small town of 5000 population 65 miles northwest of Bucharest near the edge of the Transylvanian Alps Hardly a fam ily in the town escaped unscathed UPOM THIS fAOMEHTOUS OCCASION A new chapter In Chicagos jtaneland history Is about lei be written since It is reported Scarfiiee AI Cinone has become king of the unrtenvorlil hy virtue of an agreement with his most powerful rival George Rnjrs Moran Xliey are said to have held parlies In several different neighborhoods simultaneously at which rival gang sters sunff lustily nnd drank to one anothers health It is believed they agreed to pool 1hcir resources and eliminate violence from their methods of controlling 1he liquor traffic While the gans lords and their henchmen were feasting Joseph M Cameron a smalltime racketeer was Killed apparently because he had attempted to muscle In on rite liquor trade of the higher PEACE OFFICER ONE OF THOSE HIT IN GUNPLAY Difficulty Follows Setting Up of Dual Organi zation April iT Six men five miners and a peace officer were wounded one seriously yesterday in the first shooting affray between rival fac tions of the United Mine Workers of America since John L Lewis in ternational president attempted to oust Illinois state mine officials last October and which resulted in the setting up of a dual organisation I headed by Alexander Howat of I Kansas Wairants for the arrest of West 1 Frankfort and Zeigler miners ad 1 heronts of Lewis wore expected to I be filed by Marion M Hart of Ben Iton Franklin county states attor Howat faction according to Adolph Germer of Mt Olive 111 vice president will also prosecute The clash came when Howat and Germer got out of an automobile to address a scheduled meeting here Germer said he recognized Roy Edmondson of Zelgler aa the leader of a group who attacked and beat him Death Cuts Last Mans Club to One IAJUIV RAIN DUE FOR IOWAS EASTER Section in Middle West Only Part of Country to Be Damp DES MOINES April 19 Iowa will celebrate Easter Sunday amid April showers Charles D Reed government weather fore caster said today We shall have to expect show ers Saturday night and up to at least noon Sunday he said Uain in Middle West WASHINGTON April 10 Save for a strip thru the middle west and northwest Easter weath er favorable to new spring frookf and hats was predicted today by tho weather bureau An absence of sunshine was seen as the only marring factor in MIC east and portions of ti south The sections where rain and showers are likely were given by the bureau as Missouri Indiana Illinois Michigan Wisconsin east ern Minnesota and Iowa northern California and Washington west ern Oregon soutlvistern Wyoming and northern Colorado John N Willys Leases Warsaws Finest Home WARSAW Poland April IS T N Willys newlyappoiuteti American ambassador to Poland has leased the famous Potocki pal ace in Cracow suburb for his pri vate residence The palace is one of the moct niagnificeni in Warsaw Permit of Barber College Rescinded DES MOINE3 April 19 state board of barbers examiners to day announced it had rescinded ap proval oC the Iowa barber college of DCS Moines for violations of the san itary rules and curriculum Students now enrolled ivill be allowed to com Ilcle their course DOUBTS MERGER OF 2 RAILWAYS Ralph Budd Thinks Com bine Will Not Be Effected ST PAUL April 19 hat the proposed merger of the Northern Pacific and the Great Northern railways can be accom plished was expressed today by Ralph Budd president of the latter road on his return to St Paul from Washington where he discussed the plan with Minnesota congressmen While I think the merger ex ceedingly desirable from the stand point of the northwest Mr Buud said I think it also is doubtful whether it can be accomplished Many problems involved in the conditions imposed by the interstate commerce commission would have to be solved Some of them may be incapable of solution In any event I do not think any report can be transmitted to the commission tor several months or toward the close of the year Sioux Cityan Winner in SIOUX CITY April ili Speaking on The United States Stand at the Naval Conference Pnrnell Mahoney of Bast high school won first place in the nortli west Iowa district extemporaneous speaking contest Friday evening Second place was awarded to Daryl Williams of Rockwell City William McClintock of Sioux City was third Seven other contestants from schools in the eleventh district com peted The number of 13trump bridge hands that are reported requires either a revision of their calcula tions on the chance by mathemati cians or a more careful scrutiny of the deal Iouiii ille CourierJour nal MOTHER SLAYER FOUND GUILTY South Dakota Man Convicted of Slaying Mrs Alphonso Lapke MILLER S Dak Amril 19 Alphonse Lapke 30 year old Hand county farmer was found guilty of murdering his mother Mrs Anton Lapke at their farm home north of here last December A jury of farmers deliberated hours and returned the verdict at a m Judge Frank Fisher set Saturday April 2G at 10 a m as the time for pronouncing sentence Life im prisonment is mandatory in South Dakota upon conviction for murder Defense counsel said they would probably ask for a new trial and ap peal the case if it was not granted The jury had the choice of four possible verdicts contained in the courts first and second degree manslaughter and acquittal The states theory of Mrs Lapkes mysterious death outlined yesterday by Laurit7 Miller special prosecu tor in a three hour closing argu ment is tlmt Alphonse followed Ills mother from their farm house the night of last Dec H and cut her throat as a climnx to frequent quarrels Contending that the alleged quar rels were not sufficient motive for killing ones mother and tlmt Al phonse did not have opportunity to commit the crime the defense maintained that a thief possibly n neighbor killed Mrs Lapke to escape detection RED SOX TAKE 15INNING GAME FROM YANKS 43 BOSTON April 19 lied Sox defeated the New York Yankees in 15 innings in the morning game of a Patriots day celebration Hci ings single scored Regan with the winning run to give the Sox a 4 to 3 margin Vaults 001 0021100 000000 li Sov 012 000 1100 1011 000 llnyt Johnson ami Dickey llur ftruvi Liseiibec Morris and Kquals Worlds Record LAWRENCE Kans April 19 V Leland Texas Christian uni versity flash heat out his Texas rival Claude Bracey of Rice insti tute in the 100 yard dash of the Kansas relays this afternoon in 04 seconds equalling the intercollegiate record and bettering the recognized worlds record of 86 second The sprinters ran with the wind Bracey was nosed out by inches A little more than a year ago at the southern Methodist university relays in Dallas Eracey was timed in 04 seconds with the wind All the runners used starling blocks Eddie Tolan Negro sprinter of the University of Michigan placed third and Root of Chicago was fourth ATWATER Minn April 19 iIi famous last mans club to day is down to the last man Originally there were 33 mem bers Civil war veterans from 13 company First Minnesota volun teer infantry Death took them one by one until only two re O Hall 91 years old of Atwaicr and Charles L o c k w o od SI years old Cham berlain S Dak T o d a y there remains only Lockwouil H i comrade of war and oC peace died last nignt Thus to Lock wood alone ia lefl the sober cere mony of drinking a toast to the 2 who have gone toasting them it the bottle of burgundy wine chascd July 21 1886 when the cmt was organized July 21 of each year has beenthe date on which the last mans club met It was on that day the B com pany went under fire at Bull Run Each year the club has met and each year the membership has dwindled At each annual gathering the bottle of Burgundy has been brot from the bank vault where it ia kept and placed on the banquet table a reminder that the day would come when one of them would sit alone at thai table ami drinlc the toast to dead men The last man is Charles Lock wood Yesterday he was up and about the farm doing his chores as usual He is suffering from a slight cold but plans toattend the funer al of Hall here Tuesday Will Attend Funeral CHAMBERLAIN S Dak April 19 last man of the Last Mans club Charles M Lockwood left today for Atwater Minn to attend the funeral of Peter C Hall to the last Peter Hall who yesterday joined 32 other Civil war brothers in death recently bad informed Lockwootl that he hul suffered a stroke of paralysis and that the next reunion would be at bis home A bottle of Burgundy from which the toast was Lo be drunk by the last member has been presented to the public library at Stillwater Minn Lockwood said IN R 9 PRSON POLICE CALLED Automobile Fired Upon As It Entered Peni tentiary Gates BULLETIN ntOVlDKNCK U I April 1J iiun were shot one probably fatally in the yard of Hie slate prison nl Howard II I shortly after oclock this afternoon in a fierce riot thai brnko out when n Massachusetts automobile bear ing men timl arms entered the large gateway of the institution The tfims were distributed and the men at once coni uieneed a broadside of shots PROVIDENCE R i April 19 At i available slate and local po lice were rushed U the Rhode Island slate prison at Cranston curly this afternoon following a riot call At p m the wardens office told the Evening Bulletin overthe telephone that there bod ceenshoot ingIt was not ttbwnwtiettvSffiSV one was killed Lat estimates of inmates placed the figures at about 500 There arc several lifers and nu merous long tenners Only last week a group of men reaching the su perior court here from Ihe prison for arraignment were discovered to have rudely fashioned but danger ous weapons with them which haJ been brot in from their The prison is a big giay build ing in a group near wlunl is also the stale hospital for nionlal dis eases with J800 Reports received here frum across the city line in Cranslon were to the effect that the prison siren wns sending out wails for helr arid a Ilnrii li 8 WeaPki IOWA WEATHER Cloudy willi Satur day night hi iast portion Sun day somewhat warmer Satur day night in central portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Ilick towns may be greener than New York but they dont get ex cited when one of the Jones bijyj buyH a dress suit and says he is a count Ivrsshifjers Ueviiw Maximum lriday Minimum in Night AI A M Saturday no 40 It was suggested right here in the office thai if the Volstead law should officially become null the Liberty Bell would ringout spon taneously Yop said a copyreader and Id write the head Peal and Repeal F I A Xcu York I Kossuth County Now Has 3 Candidates in Representative Race ALUONA April UuI filing of papers for the noininuuini to the Oitice of stale represcntali1 e today by A 1 Bonnslcttcr Car Held township farmer county will have u democratic can didate in the field Two republican candidates Mi ready have filed papers They are thepresent incumbent 1 II Jen son Seneca township and GCJI Moulton Ledyard KOMKAIJGII AT CAKKOLI CARROLL April 19 iV Kloyc Rombaugh Creighton University football captain will coach at i local high school next yciu In ad dition tn coichinfif he wiil tMrh economics and business Will Rogers BFVERLY HILLS April The Literary Digest loves to straw vote on subjects thai everybody is arguing over at tlic time Well here is one i hat us ireating mo c dust Hum the one they are voting on nou yu 1 pinpusc they start a straw vi lie at imee on the lol Idwmg Will pcriplt vole on prohibition at WILL KOCiKRS the polls uhere they have to sign their names the same KS they do in a straw vote Plcnse vote either yes or no You see tlie Digest put in a middle viile the modification plan Now htith the wets and the dtys are claiming that vote so lets started straw voting on my plan No confusing planks Yours WILL llOUIIliS Kriday was the first day in a full week that tlie GlobeGazettes weather man could chalk up as definitely clear The temperature however fell seven degrees short of the high point on the previous day and the nights minimum was below the freezing point for the first time since the night of April 7 Saturday dawned clear and chilly but the weather prognosticator was bearish about the weather assigned for Raster The weather mans unfavorable forecast for Raster began to mater ialize between I and 2 oclock Satur day afternoon as a light rain started WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday April 21 For the tipper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and thenorthern and ccnltiil great plains Considerable cloudiness with showers about Tuesday or Wednesday and again near end of weelc temperatures i near normal   

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