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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 6 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 206 Gladhander But Pinchot Is Pro fessional Re former By CHAULES P STEWART ASHINGTON June 6 Secretary of La bor James J Da vis Pennsylva nias republican candidate for senator this year is a profession al gladhander Gifford Pinchot the Keystone states G O P candidate or governor is a professional re former There is this to be said for gladhandling It greets all comers onits own threshold but it seldom sallies forth and hunts victims down Folk who dislike it are at liberty to stay away Reform pursues Once on an un regenerate guys trail it sticks like a bloodhound It will chase him right into his domestic lair or follow him up a tree there is a suspicion of guff in Secretary Davis per sonality there is a lot of unemploy ment he appears to think he has done a heap of good by broadcasting a denial that there is any such he probably believes it Turn to Page 3 Column ROCHESTER GIRL MAN ARE SLAIN Found in Woods Claim Murder and Suicide Mich June 6 performed today on Clemons13 r ar old Rochester school girl and Henry Clouse 46 whowere found shot to death in a woods seven miles north of here last evening es tablished that Clouse had slain the girl and then killed himself It also established that the girl had not been criminally attacked There were scratches and bruises on the girls body indicating a struggle The officers said they were con vinced Clouse was insane An in quest will be conducted by the Oak land county coroner Monday BOONEMANIS TORGESONFOE Frank Hollingsworth Is Out for Speakership This Term DES MOINES June 6 Frank Hollingsworth of Boone re nominated for state representative from Boone county today an nounced his candidacy for the speakership of the house at he next session He has no democratic opposition in November He is the second man to give formal notice of his candidacy S G Torgeson of Worth nrunty hav ing said he would seek the office Speaker J H Johnson of Knox ville is expected to run again and others mentioned as candidates are Leonard Simmer of Ottumwa Rey burn Rutledge of Fort Dodge and L B Forsling of Sioux City AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I dont blame Ella for takin about her daily bath When I first learned to make angel food cake 1 couldnt keep from lalkin it CLAIM GAINS 6 MEMBERS OF CHIEF HURLED Picketing of European Shops Begun by Gandhi Aids TJOMBAY June 6 hun LJ dred policemen with laths or staves and 50 armed police all un der the command of 30 European police with revolvers today sur rounded the headquarters of the AllIndia National congress here and raided the premises It was the third police raid since launching ot the civil disobedience campaign Six members of the Bombay con gress committees war council were arrested includingPresident Joshi The police conducted a thorrt search of the premises as well as of the Jinnah public hall which ad joined the congress headquarters Ticket European Shops Picketing of European shops in the fort or foreign quarter of tiie city began today in accordance with decision of the allIndia national congress Two volunteers dressed in khaki shorts and wearing Gandhi caps took their positions in front of each of 12 European shops and urged Indians not to enter Europeans were not molested A humorous touch was added to the proceedings by one European firm of outfitters which provided Turn lo 1nijc a Column 3 Youth Sues Farmer for Injury Received 10 Years Ago in Blast FAIRFIELD June 6 mond Johnson 20 yesterday filed suit for 25000 damages Against Albert Bray Jefferson county farmer the result of injuries re ceived 10 years ago in a dynamite explosion The plaintiffclaims that while playingon the Bray farm he found a bundle of dynamite sticks which he attempted lo light and which caused the loss of his right eye and amputation of two fingers on the left hand The case will be heard in district court next October MERRITT LOSES PRIMARY RAGE Man Who Returned Expense Money to State Beaten by L T Quirk DES MOINES June 6 G Merritt of Glidden state senator who returned his for legisla tive expenses lo the treasurer of state after J Brown McCrary Car roll attorney filed suit against him in an effort to recover the funds was defeated for renomination on the republican ticket revised fig ures on the vote in the fortyeighth district indicated today L T Quirk of Wall Lake a farm er and insurance man in Mondays primaries as the senator in the Iowa general assembly from Sac Greene and Carrol counties ORGE WOMAN TO POST IN CABINET Morris and HowelJ Suggest Miss Grace Abbott as Labor Secretary WASHINGTON June 6 pointment of Miss Grace Abbott to succeed James J Davis as secretary of labur has been recommended to President Hoover by the Nebraska congressional delegation Miss Abbott of Grand Island Nebr now is head of the childrens bureau of the labor department Hot promotion was advocated by Sen ators Norris and Howell and the six Nebraska representatives Davis republican senatorial can didate in Pennsylvania has said he would icmain as scrriHary lo cuni plcte ills annual rnnni WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER SALT RAID FAILS r J Moojuleii frcno Iliota above showsMrs Sarojmi assumed command of the Indian nationnfisis after Ihe arrest of Mnhatma Gandhi leading volunteers on a raid on ho salt deposit at Dhnrosana pulsed by police and ultimately led to hor arrest She is shown below at the Dhsirnsnnn customs house itor her arrest HEAR PETITION OF BOS COMPANY Railroad Commissioners at Charles City Local Firm Represented CHARLES CITY June ty residents of Mitchell St Ansgar and Osagc are here today attend ing a hearing calledby the state board of railroad commissioners to hear a pica from the Jefferson Highway Transportation company to operate a passen ger bus line from Charles City Wa terloo The route is now being covered by the Red Ball Transportation com pany and the Illinois Central rail road and these two companies both are represented at the hearing by legal counsel Judge McCall Fort Dodge is representing the Illinois Centra railroad and Ben Swlsbcr of Waterloo is representing the Red Ball Transportation company of Mason City This Is the second time that the Jefferson Highway Transportation company has offered a petition to the railroad commissioners for per mission to operate over the route Highforvylar apa etaoin tao ette AT KNOXVILLE Youth Wounded in Auto Refuses to Tell Who Shot Him KNOXVILLR June i A mysterious shooting confronted Marion county authorities today a Merle Gcc 18 lay seriously wounded in a hospital with a bullet wound thru his chest Physicians hold little hope for his recovery Gge drove his car up lo a pop corn stand last night and called for the owner Fred Conery to come out As he called Gee attempted to get out of the machine but fell to the ground He was taken to the hospital by Deputy Sheriff Noah Stuff and during lapses of con sciousness refused to reveal how be was shot Sheriff B K Chirk said he was certain the hoy did not shoot him self as powder burns on liis shirt imliualciJ Ihnl a revolver had Ivcn thrust directly agairM thr Mini by Copper Poses as Capone to Solve Murder NEW YORK June 6 man with a scar on his face is not neces sarily a of Alphonse Scar face Capone He might be a New York detective Rose Halpcrin 28 years old had leisure to figiire that out today in her cell in Harlem prison where she is held in default of bail as a material witness in the killing of Jacob Rothenbcrg dress manufac turer Irving Ashkenas a taxicab driver is awaiting trial on a charge of manslaughter as Rothenbergs assailant Followed Camion After the slaying of Kolhcnberg during a strike riot last February two private detectives followed Miss Halperin to Montreal Posing as Chicago gangsters they scraped an acquaintance with her and intro duced a young man with a scar un der his eye to her as James Ca pone a brother of Al Capone James Capone proved to be an affable young man and a liberal spender After several days he told her he had to leave for Chicago and arranged to meet her later in New York Yesterday accompanied by Miss Halperin Capone walked into the of fice of District Attorney Crain Ca pone had told her he had to see about collecting some money owed him Put on Spot Dropping his role of James Ca ponc the man with the scar dis closed himself as ICugene S Cana vcri a New York City detective He said while they were in Montreal Miss Halperin had told him that she had lured Rothenbcrg to the street corner where he was struck down by a fake telephone call which she made at the instigation of Ash kenas Canavcri said she also lold Imn that she and Ashkenas were in the pay of a garment union which wa paying her a week and paying 00 a week to Ashkenas wife The detective said she boasted nf having had part in the slaying of two other men Eight Workmen Killed CUNEO Italy June fi eleventh arch of a great bridge now under construction over the river Stura collapsed today causing the death of eight workmen Three men were sprinnlIY injured The rius nf the collapse hnT not been deter mined HOOVER MAY BE IN NORTHJOWA National Park Enthusiasts Hope to Get President to See Project WEST UNION June Akerson secretary of the president writes Walter H Bcall president of the Northeastern Iowa National Park association that the plan of havingPresident Hoover make a daylight journey over the Burling ton railroad from Savannah to St Paul on his summer vacation trip west to view the national parks will be kept in mind when the itinerary of the president is planned Suggested by Herbert Adams of Dubuque the matter was presented by Mr Beall to the president thru Senator Brookhart of Iowa GRAF REACHES ITS HOME PORT Famed Dirigible Completes Flight of 18000 Miles FRIEDRICHSHAFKN Germany June G Graf Zeppelin home from her 18000 mile voyage to South America and the United States landed at Friedrichshafen at p m p m E S T The Graf thus completed safely a cruise lasting ID days during which she made landings in Spain Brazil and the United States and flew over the north African coast The Graf left her home pnrt of Friedrichshafen on Sunday May 18 and since then made her sixth and seventh crossings of the Atlantic She left Seville Spain on May 20 arrived at Pernambuco Brazil on the twentythird visited Rio Janeiro and left Pernambuco on May 28 for the United States arriving at Lake hurst onMay SI Two days later she was off again for Seville arriving there yesterday and remaining just 31 minutes She discharged some passengers and took on supplies Her voyage from Seville to Kried richsnfen which lasted 21 hours and 47 minutes was without incident except for the last few hundred miles when the Graf veered away from the Rhone valley near Valence and swim off In henortheast to Fricdrichshafcn in order to avoid n terrific electrical storm in the region of Lyons DR HUNTLEY IS K Richard Valentine Is Se verely Injured in Accident R L GUY HUNTLEY who practiced dentistry in Mason iity years ago was killed nrl lis fatherinlaw Richard Valentine ilso a former resident of City severely injured at Los Ange les Thursday night when the auto mobile in which Ihey were riding was struck broadside by another machine traveling at GO miles an hour from a side street Mr Valentines condition was critical with the possibility how ever that he will recover accord to a telegram received by Fred Keeler Friday morning Mr Valen tine is an old resident of Manon City having been identified vilh banking and other commercial en terprises SEWER WORKER RESCUED ALIVE Companion Killed in Cavein in Seattle Rescuers Tunnel to Victim SISATTLE June 6 ing entombment at the bottom of a foot sewer trench in west Seat tle yesterday afternoon A G Brooks a city street inspector was alive and uninjured today as rescu ers tunneled toward him Joe Ferio pipe layer who was caught at the bottom i f the trench with Brooks in the cavein was crushed to death while James Ncs ci and Dominick DAgoslino labor ers caught near the top of the trench escaped uninjured Rescuers wore sble shorly before 2 oclock this morning to Brooks coffee and brandy thru a piece of rubber tubing He told them he was pinioned behind some timbers in a standing position and that one of his legs was be hind a timber Steck Tariff Vote Will Be No He Says WASHINGTON June 6 The voliig strength of the senate opposition to the SmootHawley tar iff bill was increased by one ballot today as the measure for the fourth time went buck to conference for further revision Senator Sleek democrat Iowa whose attitude had been regarded as uncertain announced he would vote against the bill Terming himself a protection democrat he assiiled the measure as a fraud if not a crime Votn Will e Clisr Close voting is in prospect when lhe conference reports are put to roll call tests next week and the leaders of both sides a us keeping i close check on how individual bal ota are to be cast Chairman Smoot of the senate fi nance committee called the con ferees together today in Ihe hope of rewriting disputed clauses in time to rcintroduce the conference report before adjournment this evening The bill went back lo conferences after Vice President Curlis had sus tained democratic points of ordex contending the conferees had ex ceeded their authority in writing provisions affecting the rates on cheese watch jewels and rayon anc a clause relating to the temporal1 tree entry nf cattle from Canad and Mexico for pasturage purposes RPiippoints Conferees The house late in the day con curred and reappointed its con forces A move by Representativ Garner of Texas the democrat leader to have the conferees ii structed to accept the senates fre listing of leathers and shoes wn dcfealed on a roll call vote 181 t 140 Four attempts to impose dutic on these commodities failed in thr senate but the house adopted schedule of rates fixing an impost of 10 per cent nn hides 12i to 2 per cent on leathers and 20 per cent on shoes These rates are carried in the conference report YOUNG SLAYER IS EXECUTED Texas Killer Electrocuted for Murder of Holdup Victim HUNTSVILLE Texas June 6 P Smiling William Dagger Pruitt 22 convicted slayer of William Mann 17 year old Dallas Texas high school hoy early today was electrocuted here at the state pris on Pruitt was convicted of slaying Mann when the youth resisted a holdup WBLL BEVERLY HILLS June Headlines in all the papers say Au thorities having trouble rounding up 12 escaped convicts The main trouble is recognizing cm I bet they get a different 12 back in Papers also have been commenting on the novel way that the state it Nevada executed n man for com mitting murder The novelty ot that was that a prisoner was exe cuted in any way for just commit ting murder Mr Hoover has had to tell thj senate treaty investigation that even a president of the United States has the right of some private correspondence They asked Bishop Cannon to show his marriage and preaching license Yours 1910 UcNiulbl Inc 2 BANDITS GET IN MILES Chicago Suburb Institution Robbed Pair Flee in Car CHICAGO June G robbers one carrying a shotgun and the olner a revolver invaded Ihe Slate bank at Nilcs a nearby fiiiburb this morning and fled with YlnOQ In currency The president cashier his assistant and lhe village treasurer were compelled to lie on the floor in R vault The robbers escaped in an automobile 4 MINNESOTANS DIE IN CRASH Automobile Collides Head on With Streetcar in Duluth DULUTH June fi young men and two women are dead and three others are in a hoa pilal seriously injured as a result of a headon collision between in au tomobile and a streetcar shortly be fore midnight Violet Hanson 20 Duluth wai killed in the crash while three other occupnnta of the car Fred Hanson IS Mrs Mary Stewney 29 both of Duluth a net John Hartnvent Minneapolis died this morning March Field Airplane Mechanic Dies in Fall RIVERSIDE Cal June K Private Stephen a mechanic in the air corps at March field here was killed yesterday when an air plane piloted by Lieut 1 R Glass cock went into a spin enlisted from Fort Deri antic Ariz The officer said he jumped a I an altitude of 1000 feet and alight ad without injury wilh tlir aid ot parachute rlid not jump dv ins niHituis In do sn Lieuten ant said DEFEAT IN VIEW NAVY PACT Adopt Plan of Debate at Special Senate Session WASHINGTON June fi ponents of the London naval reaty today claimed voting gain lit its sponsors were still confident he pact would be ratified Senators Johnson of California ml Robinson of Indiana republi ans who areexpected lo lead the ight against the arms limitation grecment made claims of increased length Robinson predicted the reaty would be rejected Meanwhile procedural difficulties lad been smoothed over with the lefinile adoption of the original ilan for debating thn pact ah a ipecinl session to be called by Pres cient Hoover as soon as the present egulai session is adjourned ConforM With Hoover This program was finally agreed ipon after three days of confer ences between the chief executive leaders of the various factions in the senate The young republi can group been considering nnS effort to bring the treaty to a vote before adjournment Chairman Borah of the foreign relations committee which has the pact under consideration was among those who conferred with Mr Hoover and he issued a state ment last night saying he had told the president that so long as the senate remained in session he would LeI it his duty to sea that if is disposed of with all con venient dispatch Call Dnily Sessions He went on to siy he would ho gin calling daily sessions of the committee to continue until n vote is reached as soon as the testimony taken at the recent hearings is available in printed form and re quested documents have been re ceived from the state department Secretary Stimson who present at the HooverBorah cnn crence told the sonalor these lapers would be ready for delivery oclny They were demanded by Senator Johnson a member of the ommittee and consist of cx changcs between Washington nnrl London which led up to the recent naval conference Third Chinese Is Killed in Tong War YORK June fi Lnuie ce 12 I he third Chinese slain in metropolitan area in 36 lours wns found shot tn ricnth in he bunk behind his laundry in Brooklyn today Police bad already attributed ln long outbreak the deaths a hinese found shot to death in iowntnwn New York nnl another slain a hatchet in Newark yesterday Wea IOWA Fair Friday night filighllv cooler in past and cpnlrnl por Jions fair nnd some what warmer LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures fnr 2 hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning Muxiimim Thursday iH Minimum in ISight V At H A M Fridny 51 Kuinfall BO of nn Inch Junes total of rainfall was brot Lo inches by the 220 of an inch of precipitation recorded during the day Thursday and the additional which was deposited in the Globn GazettRs rain gauge during the eve ning and night All it has oc curred on four consecutive days in fact The total is far in excess of Uui Miy total even tho there was one twoweek period in May willi only Uvo rainless days   

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