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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                V North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVIMVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 30 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 200 I Too Much Money Outstanding Cases Recalled By Stewart By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 30 CPA The first senate candidate to get into serious trou hle over the large size of his campaign ex pense account following adop tion of the direct primary and pop ularly elective method of choos ing XT S sena tors was Tru man H New berry of Michi gan Mr Ne wherry was elected in but his victory cost ap proximately 5190000 Altho seated his right to remain pj was challenged and a long con test ensued While it ended in the incumbents triumph of a it i was not a satisfactory one For ons thing it takes a twothirds vote to 11 expel a senator once admitted and the antiNewberryites could ndt V muster that many but they did foot up an uncomplimentarily sub stantial total Moreover the senate also severely condemned and dis approved such excessive ex A penditures either with or ft without a candidates and consent as contrary to sound ypublic policy harmful to the honor dignity of the senate and dan to the perpetuity of a free lllttti I Subsequently an extraordinarily ftatge proportion of the senators who had voted in his favor were beaten for a sensation which is talked about yet to an accompaniment of chattering political teeth EVEN more painful its victim was the case of William S Vare of Pennsylvania Mr Vare never f got into tho senate at all I The high cost of winning his sen atorial nomination on the republi can ticket was the obstacle into the Pennsylvanian ran head in advance of election day his election was contested The irony of the situation was that the campaign of Senator George Wharton Pepper who was vSeeking renomination In the 192l primary in opposition to the Vare attempt to take hia toga away from him cost a lot more than roughly 52000000 to Vares 000 or a trifle yet Vare won And then failed to get his seat and was panned to a turn besides whereas no one bothered to ask any embarrassing questions of Pepper despite his fights record cause who was beaten anyway It was the James A Reed slush fund committee which put the skids under Vare altho it was not until months after Reeds retirement from the senate only last winter that the senate finally voted to ex clude him THE fate of Frank L Smith of Illi 1 nois was less tragic than that of Turn to Page 15 Column IS LEADING RACERS World Learning Wars Are Futile Says Risse AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Maybe I wasnt as smart as modem girls but I didnt go traipsin hotfoot down to the front gate when some impudent little squirt set in a buggy an tooted for me PREDICTS PEACE H F Risse of St Ansgar told a gathering at the ceme tery Friday that world Is evolv ing toward peace and Ideal of service v INDIAN RIOTS AREREPEATED Fourteen Lives Have Been Lost Within Last Few Days BOMBAY May 30 ing reports were received here today of renewed rioting yesterday between Moslems and Hindus at Dacca 150 miles from Calcutta cap ital of Bengal A large number of Hindus were arrested and the city superintendent of police command ing Gurkha troops was arrested Neighboring villages were said to have taken up the communal con flict which since it began Thursday of last week has taken 14 lives a1 Dacca and caused injuries to 40 others Thursdays renewed dis turbances seemed to center on the Rair Bazaar western suburb of tin city At Lilooah also in the Calcutta area police opened fire upon a mob of 4000 rioters most of them rail way workers from the east Indian workshops Four persons weri wounded in the disturbance which grew out of introduction of a wage scale The mob besieged the company office and injured severa European officials slightly befor the situation was brot under con trol In Bombay last evening national ists staged another imposing demon stration in behalf of their cause About 50000 persons including 2000 women took part the leaders carrying portraits of Mahatma Gandhi and of various Parsee lead ers arrested during the campaign against the salt laws Jackson Will Talk to Simpson College Commencement Grads May 30 Prof J Hugh Jackson one of the outstanding economists of the coun try and a Simpson alumnus will address the 94 seniors who will re ceive bachelor degrees at commence ment exercises to be held at Simp son college May 31 to June 3 in clusive Professor Jackson is now a mem ber of the faculty of Leland Stan ford university Track supremacy among mens fraternities will be decided at an intramural meet to he held on Sat urday afternoon of the closing week Possession of a large cup will de pend on the outcome of the con tests A farewell chapel at which awards and trophies will be present ed will be held on the same day CROWDGATHERS TO PAY HOMAGE TO WAR HEROES Veterans of Three Wars March Thru City Streets delusion of war is passing and man is gradually adopting the philosophy of peace and service to mankind as taught by the Nazar ene H F Risse superintendent of schools at St Ansgar and a veteran of the World war told a throng gathered at Elmwood cemetery Fri day morning for the observance of Memorial day The address of Mr Risse climaxed an observance which included a par ade of veterans auxiliaries patriotic organizations national guardsmen hands and hugles corps thru the Gag toed streets of thecity In JhJs column rode the fewlocal ing members of the G A R Heading the column was Conrad F Helbig marshal of the day Roy B Johnson chief of staff and E G Gashel chairman of the Memorial association The municipal band fol Icwed and after it marched Legion naires and Spanish war veterans Had Colorful Uniforms The two Legion drum and bugle corps in their colorful uniforms and rythmlc step attracted the atten tion of the crowd that lined the streets especially of children to whom the parade was an event of major importance The high school band led by its drum major Ray LaGassewas ap plauded as it marched thru the streets Three national guard com panies in uniform made up an im portant part of the column Impressive delegations of auxil iaries girl reserves camp fire girls Y M C A clubs Boy Scouts and other organizations made up the final division of the parade with the fife and bugle corps of tbe Sons of Veterans and Spanish war vet erans bringing up the rear Graves Decorated The program at the cemetery was presided over by Mr Gashel It opened with music by the municipal band and invocation by the Rev p W Pfaltzgraff pastor of the Grace Evangelical church The ag gregation then sang America after which Mr Gashel read the general order The graves of 248 veterans buried at the local cemetery were then dec orated by veterans and a contingent of Boy Scouts A number was then played by the high school band after which Mrs Avis Zumwalt sang a solo Lincolns Gettysburg address wai given impressively by John Wallace Auxiliary members decorated the monument to the unknown soldier The program included a salute to the dead by a detail of Company F taps by the Legion bugle corps and Star Spangled Banner by the high school baud The throng which gathered as the opening numbers were given reachec out us far as the human voice would carry when Mr Risse took the plat form New Day Coming Mr Risse3 contention was that the inevitable evolution of history points to the fact that man is grad ually pulling himself out of tbe morass of warfare strife and slav ery into a new day that was pro claimed by the Prince of Peace Ever since that day that God spoke to man and said I give yoi dominion over all replenish the earth and fruitful great and furi ous have been the battles fought by men he said And ail along the road of civilization is a continuous series of graves embodying all thai 13 mortal of the great fighters o history who gave their lives in bat ties to make for their generation a place in the SUN In the positive ideals of mankind these graves havi become sacred shrines to which the Turn li Iacc 5 Column I GOLD STAR MOTHER FINDS SONS GRAVE WILL ROGER t soys FIRST STAGE OF CLASSIC SEES 7 CARS WRECKED Perfect Weather Greets Hore is one of tlie first nhotos to arrive in tho United States of the Gnld Star mothers visiting Urn graves of their sons In France The tihoto shows a pathntlc scone in Surcsncs cemetery near Purls as airs Horn of Cincinnati Ohio kneels rriet stricken at the crave of her son Twelve years after the closing oE theWorld war Memorial day finds Gold Starmo tliers visiting the praves of their soldier sons In France BEVERLY HILLS Cal May 30 to watch these senators switching back and forth on pro libition Jones an ardent dry says he will go wet in n minute if enough wets will vote for him in there Walsh of Montana says ho would rather change his mind than nis 3 resent address Shepard of Texas iiedgcd out the same way He would be only loo pleased to represent Texas even if they wanted slavery and manslaughter And poor Frcy llnghausen is waiting to see it the mosquitos in New Jersey vote wet or dry bcCore he changes for the twelfth time Politics is a great character build er You have to take a referendum to sec what your convictions are for that day Yours ten 1110 HAVANA MIGHT NOT SEE GRAF kkener Radios Lack of Fuel May Prevent Detour HAVANA May 30 ands of persons were disappointed here today by announcement of rlamburgAmerican line officials that the Graf Zeppelin bound for Lakehurt N J from Fernambuco Brazil probably would not make ts scheduled stop in this city A message from Dr Hugo Eck ner master of the Graf to Louis Classing general manager here of ihe steamship company said On account of bad weather when we started from Fernambuco we ad to leave Behind three or four tons of fuel For this reason it is doubtful if it will be possible to make the detour via Havana The decision depends upon the winds we will meet enroute so we cannot de cide until Friday noon No Decision Made At 8 oclock p in C S T a mes sage received from the Graf said the ship owas over Barbados Pass and steering a northwest coast for Havana Four hours previously an other message had said after re porting a more easterly position that the ship was making 65 miles Turn to Page 16 Column ARSON TRIAL IS NEARING CLOSE State Gives Plea to Jury in Case Against Floyd Farnum NEW HAMPTON May states plea to tbe jury in the Floyd K Farnum case was started in dis trict court here Thursday afternoon at 3 oclock The plea is being made by County Attorney R P Blanken heim Farnum a Fredericksburg druggist is being tried on the charge of arson Those on the for the defense Thursday were Edgar Farnum son of the accused his wife and Leon ard Beck an Inmate of the Floyd county jail After the defense had finished eight character witnesses were called for the stale to testify as to i Becks reputation Hoover Leads in Honoring Soldier Dead WASHINGTON May 30 America today honored its sol dier dead From the broad fields of Arling ton and Gcttsyburg to the obscure graveyards which dot the counlry ide the tombs of those who fell in heir nations defense were set apart or special Memorial day ceremonies and decoration The spirit of the anniversary was epitomized at the site of the great ivil war conflict in services readi ng their culmination in an address by President Hoover Ioungcr to Bo Present The chief executive and a small larty of friends made preparations xr leaving early in the day by motor for the great national ceme Lery dedicated by Abraham Lin coln with his famous Gettsyburg address Ceremonies here converged upon the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington They were made especially notable by the presence of Sergt Edward S Younger who nine years ago designated lie un identified doughboy that should be come the unknown by placing a wreath of roses upon one of four caskets in a small makeshift chap el at ChalonsSurMarne France It was arranged that Younger should place a similar wreath on the hand some marble slab beneath which the unknown rests Wilson Grave Honored Brief services at the tomb were arranged also by the American ion the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Disabled American veterans with the annual ceremonies of the Grand Army of the Republic de partment of the Potomac follow ing shortly afterward in the amphi theater close by Two tombs at the national Epescopal cathedral were markec also for special honors They were those of Woodrow Wilson and Ad miral George Dnwey A wreath from the white house was preparec for the former together with one from the Woodrow Wilson founda tion To Enjoy Mountains On his way to Gettysburg Presi dent Hoover and his party planned to stop at Catoctin Furnace the fishing preserve of his secretary Lawrence Richey for lunch and then proceed to Gettysburg arriv ing just before the scheduled houi of hia address oclock p m From Gettysburg the presiden expected to drive on to the homi of Jay Cooke 3rd in the Allegheny Turn 11 friEr 5 Column DECORAH MURDER TRIAL IS ENDED Time of Prosecution for Wife of Defendant Not Announced DECORAH May 30 rateil by a jury of 12 men Waller fasten was free today from charges f poisoning his 11 year old daugb er Romelda last Nov 23 The jury eturned the acquittal verdict last light after deliberating four hours State authorities had charged fasten of poisoning his daugher to ollect a 55000 insurance policy akcn out in June Romelda was ound dead when her parents re urned to their farm home from a usiness trip to Decorah The farmer congratulated each member of the jury after the ver dict had been pronounced by Judge H E Taylor Mrs Casten who also vas indicted for RomcUIas death iurst into tears when she learned he verdict County Attorney E P Shea had not Indicated yet if he would at cmpt to hring Mrs Casten to rial Tbe defense attorneys headed y E N Houck and Frank OCon nor hnsed their plea to the jury on he fact that no direct evidence had seen produced The state did not ask for a death penalty in its plea to the jury Considerable furore was created in the court with the announcement of the verdict Relatives and friends of Mr and Mrs Casten crowded about them breaking into tears in heir sympathy Dry Voting Wet Drinking Hit by Trigg Haugen and Benson Both Figure in Debate by Editors ROCKFORD May ques tion of whether it is worse to par ticipate in a salary grab than it is to vote dry and be wet in ones personal habits was raised this week by Frank Trigg publisher of the Rockford Register in continua tion of the ciuistic debate which was opened last week when the lo cal editor devoted two columns of his front page space to an editorial article entitled Its Time to Smash the HaugenHenry Coalition The original article contained in addition to an excoriation of Con gressman Haugen a criticism of L H Henry of Charles City publisher of the Daily Press who was ac cused of beingin a pernicious league with the Nortluvdoci con gressman to run politics in the fourth district each being the others man Friday Mr Henry was claimed to have been instru mental in bringing about the re tirement of a postmistress at Mar ble Rock because she refused to j grant special favors to the Charles cariJo 18 driven by Chester Gard Throng at Indian apolis Track SlEEDWAY INDIANAPO LIS May driving ut n blustering pace still was out in front ut I ho 100inllo murk His uveniKo nt this point wus 103 miles un hour Caution moved m to sccund position BULLETIN SlEEDWAY INDIANAPO LIS May Arnold Chicago favorite to Win the 500mile uuto nice chissie here was still holding the lend po sition at tho 50tnllo niiirli He luid an averago of IOS451 miles anO hour Louie Meyer was running second mid Caution third OPEETDWAY Indianapolis May 30 P Y denfenlngr from with two men huddled in each flashed away at 10 oclock today Jn the start of the 500mile automobile race over the bumpy brick course of the Indianapolis speedway The field contained the pick of American drivers and two Italian invaders seeking alia re of the 5115000 in prize money As the start was made it ap peared like a glorious day for the ace The weather was a bit frosty iind a stiff cold wind kept the spec tators shivering and hoping for warmer temperature The sun shone brilliantly from a cloudless sky however giving no indication of rain IGiOOO Inck vStiinds The crowd of more than J 155000 spectators cheered lustily as the racers started ontheir way and then settled back into their seaty to watch the drivers take their chances with death In their mad dash around the two and onehalf mile oval Billy Arnold 23 year old goun remained a favorite with the crowd along with two previous win ners of the race Peter De Paolo and Louie Meyer Arnold started from the pole po sition The honor was accorded him because of his achievement in turn ingin ri32B8 miles an hour as the fastest time of the riiuUiCying The cars started three abreast and there were 13 rows on the track when an exploding bomb was ret off as the starting signal Car Number 18 Out The first accident occurred when ffl OEEKiig IOWA WEATHER Fair Friday night and Satur day increasing cloudiness Sat urday in west portion Some V what winner Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 5ii Minimum In Night 3S At 8 A M Friday 57 Sky was clear am temperature was rising rapidly as Memorial day put in appearance Friday Altho the mercury dropped to the lowest point savd one recorded this month there had been a quick aboutface and by 8 oclock the temperature lacked only 2 degrees of being a high us the Thursday maximum City newspaper fn Fun Ilpnry This attack elicited from the Iharles City publisher an equally vigorous reply in which denial was made of the Marble Rock charge Mr Trigg was held up as a dicta torial influence in the Rockford community and the Henry answer closed with a charge that Mr Trigg had been a taxdodger turn ing in hia newspaper valuation at whereas publishers at Norn Springs and Rudd had each paid taxes on a valuation of 51200 In a more recent reference to the matter Mr Henry observed that in stead of being angered by the cri ticisms lodged against him by Mr Trigg he was just aiitusing riim self Far be it from our desire he added to become excited irrilatoi or angry at his jibes for all of ills Turn to fngc 5 Column II 24 Are Entertained by Clarksville Lions Club CLARKSVILLE May local LionsT club entertained a com pany of 24 at a 7 oclock banquet at Hotel Tremont The program constated of violin solos by Richard Merrill two vo cal solos by Dr Chct Woody at Waverly with Mrs Harry Field nt the piano and tnllfs nor of Pittsburgh crashed into the retaining wall on the north end of the track and wns wrecked Gard ner and hia mechanician miraculous ly escaped injury Gardner was on his thirteenth mile nt the time Arnold set the pace for the first 25 miles reeling off the distance in an average of 108914 nn hour Meyer was second and Shorty Cantlon of Detroit third Two Mnro in Crash Two cars tearing at break neclt speed collided on the treacherous north turn spilling four others with them The cars that collided were the entries of Marion Trexler of In dianapolis and Peter De Paolo De Paolo however was not driving at the time Fred Roberts of Danville III was behind the wheel None of the drivers were reported injured The accident happened as the cars were speeding on their fiftieth mile I The collision knocked six cars out of the race They were the entries of De Paolo Trexler Babe Stapp of Los Angeles Lou Moore of Loa Angeles Johnny Seymour of Esca naba Mich and Deacon Litz of Dubols Pa The sixteen cylinder Italian rac ing creation driven by Baccont Bor cacchini of Bologna Italy wa forced ovit of the race due to igni tion trouble before 20 miles had been reeled off This withdrawal left only one other foreign entry in the race 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