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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 17, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI KIVB CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE PTTV TOW A T T T T1 C A v TTTVI17 in i non UiJ1 JUWA lUiiibDAY JUiVL 17 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 215 Simmons Tragedy Heflin Too May Feel the Ax at Primary By CHARLES V STTCWAm1 A S H I N G T O N June IT CPA Furni fold M Simmons defeat for a re nomination i n North Carolina classes as a trag edy A lot of people are bound to b glad of it and say it served him right but it tragic just the same MacbetUs finish made a tragedy even tho Mac only got what was coming to him Not necessarily of course to say that Simmons only got what was coming to him but merely to recognize that viewpoint It would not have been so bad if the senator had been beaten by the opposition party Instead he was turned down by his the machine he him self had created He never made any bones about his After a generations more absolute dictatorship than Mussolinis in Italy after 30 years in the U S senate its oldest member in point of he was denied the re nomination he wanted at the age of 76 to fulfill his ambition to die in office And Jnsiah W Bailey who did win the nomination was one of his former by him in politics What is that isnt OENATOR SIMMONS had the rcp utation of a stern boss but h doesnt suggest it in appearance Short slender and washedout Jopking they called him the little giant Nevertheless his manner was none too mild on occasion I remember him at Capitol Ubuilding a fewmonths before the 1928 conven tiohs I had called to ask him about the then pendingtax Sim mons has long teen the ranking democratic member of the senate finance committee and knows more concerning G O P fiscal iniquities than any other half dozen states men in Washington However he had several things to say voluntarily His partys coming convention al ready was on his mind and evi rlentiy he thot it desirable to give the press a timely hint of what Turn In Pncr 2 Column FIND HEADLESS BODY IN CANAL Police Believe Disappear ance of Another Gang ster Is Solved CHICAGO June 17 headless body of a manwith hands and feet missing was dragged from the sanitary district canal at Lock port southwest of Chicago yester day Apparently the victim of a gang ride police said the man might have been one of a number of gang slers who have disappeared in re cent months Coroners officials said the body had been weighted clown in the canal for at least six months The body of Eugene Red Mc Laughlin a notorious gunman and gangster was found in the canal two weeks ago At that time it was decided to drag the canal from Chicago to the spillway at Lockport in the belief that oher gangland mysteries might he solved AUNT HET By Robert tjuillen Maybe Emmie has got a high instep but if it was a mile high there wouldnt be no excuse for talkin about it a halfhour over t i m c anybody mentions shoes 1 LEADS Bagley Expresses Confidence in Iowas Future CONVICTS AID IN Southeastern Part of State Suffers Crop Damage DURLINGTON June 17 llj Flood waters of southeastern Iowa rivers continued their destruc tive meanderings today altho there were optimistic reports from Iowa City that the Iowa river had shown a recession in the last 24 hours The Cedar and Skunk rivers however gave no indications of abatement running wildly over farm lands in a devastating manner Fifty men including prisoners from the state penitentiary at Fort Madison worked all night on the Skunk river leyce in Lee county raising it at its weakest point suf ficient to withstand the flood waters Thousands of acres of land were protected temporarily and the stage was reported off a few inches this morning Report Broken Levees Private levees in DCS Moiner county were reported to have broken however and much corn land is under water The situation will not become alarming unless the m ainJsy eOnJJie to rri tory breaks Oakland mills last night saw the highest water in SI years and the Skunk river was reported to be still rising this morning The town was almost surrounded by water which stood two feet deep in the power house I The flood marooned the John Peterson home and removed house furnishings It was estimated that several thousand dollars damage was done to the farm of C H and K Beebe truck gardners when em bankments on the Skung river gave way late yesterday1 Water this morning was two feet deep on Route 161 at Webster Two Bridges Washed Awny Neiu Columbus Junction two bridges were washed away and pri mary roads No 2 and 76 were un der water All roads leading to Augusta were practically impassa ble and boats were called into serv ice to carry mail to Wevcr The flood waters reached west as far as Fairficld wlicre a foot of wa ter backed into the P B O me morial library destroying more than 500 library books pamphlets and a valuable collection of old hymnals HOOVER SIGNS PARK MEASURE Area to Include Northeast ern Part of Iowa 3 Other States WASHINGTON June 37 President Hoover today signed a bill authorizing the secretary of the interior to investigate the advis ability of establishing a national park to be known as the Upper Mississippi National Park in Iowa Illinois Wisconsin and Minnesota Representatives Haugen of North wood and Robinson of Hampton re cently called upon Ihe president in Ihe interest of the bill and invited the chief executive to visit the scene of the proposed park which includes part of the slates of Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin and Illinois It has not been made known whether the president will be able to stop off for a days visit on his western trip or not The Iowa counties included in the area arc Jackson Dubuque Clay ton Allaniakee in Wisconsin Grant Crawford Vernon La Crosse Trempealeau Buffalo Pepin Pierce in Illinois Jo Daviess in Minnesota Houston Winona Wabasha and Goodhue The Northeastern Iowa Park as sociation under thp leadership of Walter HBeall West Union was actively supporting the proposal TnjnrioR Prove Fntnl DFS MOINFS June 17 IT Glen Frickson died in a hospital to dny from injuries received Sunday when his motorcycle collided wUlj an automobile Loia McRac who was with him died Monday HOOVER WILL SIGN BILL IN NEW JERSEY RACE These three men arc contend ing for the republican sena torial nomination from New Jersey it the primary election Tuesday Divijfht WMorrow lipped left Joseph FrellnRlniy upper right both running on a wet platform and Franklin Fort a dry Checked by Buy1 Orders NFAV YORK Juno 17 drastic decline in stock prices was checked today by large scale Bun porting orders allho nn enormous volume of selling was dropped upon the market in the early transactions evidently representing the liquida tion of impaired marginal accounts Pivotal shares generally worked higher after the first few minutes of trading but gains were moderate and maintained with difficulty as many traders welcomed each ad vance as an opportunity to lighten holdings at diminished losses Trad ing was in enormous volume tht ticker quotations falling nearly an hour behind floor transactions There was a feeling in some quar ters that much of the necessition liquidation which has been hanging over the market had been com pleted but commission houses were disinclined to predict more than a technical and temporary rally until commodity prices become stable and business malcas notable im provement Grnin Trices Mistier CHICAGO June 17 buying on the American bargain counter stimulated grain prices to day and the futures market stooil on firmer ground turnout the day Wheat closed near the top price of the session I s to 3 cents a bushel higher than yesterday None of the principal grains fell as low as yesterday the bottom oi the season Unload ivf Toronto TORONTO tune 17 IT wild scramble to unload stocks knocked prices still lower at todays opening on the Toronto stock exchange Re ports received here before 10 oclock said the New York market would be weak and when quotations on the tape confirmed further re Jum ID Puffr 1 rolunin 41 BRAVES TAKE OPENING GAME FROM REDS 64 BOSTON June 17 Bos ton Braves took the first game of a doubleheadcr from Cincinnati here today by a score of fi to I Boh Smith started for the Braves and was succeeded in the fifth by Ed Brandt The latter gave way to Frankhouse who joined he club only today in a trade that sent Bur leigh Grimes to the St Louis Card inals Frankhouse made his local debut in the sixth Cincinnati 000 031 11 Boston 101 020 M 0 May Campbell ASukcforlh Kmith Brandt Frankhuuse and Spohrer MNider Fate May Be Fixed Within Week Political Advisers of Senator Tell Him of Perils By STAFF CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON June sage by congress and approval by the president oC the tariff bill has hrot a step nearer the senates ac tion on the confirmation of Hanford MacNider appointed by President Hoover to be United States minister to Canada Capital city correspondents were giving attention today to the report from well authenticated sources that political counselors of Senatoi Brookhart were warning him of the possible costly consequences in volved in his announced plan to fight the former assistant secretary of war to the last ditch Cuupbrll Knntvs cm Until Tn connection with this report the name of Representative Camp bell of the eleventh district is beiny mentioned Mr Campbell who dis tinguished himself as the only lowan in the lower house to vote against the HawleySmoot tariff bill last year is known to be close to both Senator Brookhart and the former national commander of the Ameri can Legion Senator Steck who in the past few days has spoken at Hawkeye and Dubuque Iowa wns expected hack in Washington today His re quest for a delay of action on the confirmation matter has led to the assumption that he will play a prominent part in the scrap if the Brookhart and MacNider force come to grips Brookhart Gone Again Senator Brookhart recently re turned from a southern chautauqufl tour is out of the city again his return being scheduled for ThurK Tlirn lo rnci Cnliinin lowan Is iMissing CEDAR RAPIDS June 17 T Police today were asked to search for William L Boy or 52 who has been missing since yesterday when he left his sandwich shop to RO to a gRrage Mrs Boyer fears her hus band met with foul play 1000 RATES TO BE CHANGED 1930 MEASURE Ships Rush to Port to Escape Change in Rates WASHINGTON June 17 President Hoover today signed the tariff bill The bill was signed at p m The law revising Ihe existing eightyearold rate structure in more than 1000 instances nml overhauling the administrative fea tures takes effect at midnight to night Customs officials are prepared for the rush of ships to reach port and file their cargo papers in time to benefit by the old rates They also are ready to administer the new rates and bureau officials here expect little confusion Others Watch Ceremonies signed in the pres Mellon j Francis X A Eblecommissioner of cus toms and four of the six republican conferees including Scnatotv Smoot Utah and Shortridgc Oil ifornja nnd Representatives Haw ley Oregon and Trcadway Massa chusetts Senator Watson Indiana nnd Representative Bacharach Jersey the other two conferees were not present No Sliotogrnphs Allowed No photographs of the ceremony were permitted As the president affixed his signature those grouped around him applauded nnd Repre sentative Treadway was the firs to shake the presidents hand others following Ogden Mills under secretary of the treasury was notified immedi ately after the signing so that new regulations could be dispatched im mediately to customr officials Six pens were used in the signing one each being presented to the four conferees presentand the oilier two being for prcncnlal ion to Wat son and Banna rnch Ships to Pnrl NEW YORK June J7 Mer chant ships were racing toward American ports today in an effort to clear their cargoes thru the run toms house before the new tariff bill Delivers Annual Address at Bankers Convention Retiring President of State Bankers Group Outlines Work Ui VETERAN STEADILY PILES By Staff Correspondent DAVENPORT June conventions of this association write the history of banking in this stale declared Willis G C Bagley president of the First National bank of Mason City and president of tho Iowa Bankers association in his ad dress before the bankers conven tion here this morning Mr Baglny reviewed the achievements of the association in the past year ex pressed confidence in Iowas future prosperity and that the past year had brot a decided improvement Mr Bagley touched on the work of the agricultural committee the work of Americanization banking analysis banking and trust powers work of the asso ciation Discusses Agriculture The agricultural committee of your state association among a number of its important activities is at this time considering under the leadership of the extension di vision of the Ames college of course the investigation of farm business associations a new form of agricul tural enterprise an enterprise which will endeavor to instill into the farming business still greater prac liccs ami customs said the speak er Farm business associations haye been tried put in of Illinois and have met with consid erable success We have in nnd about Acltley the first Iowa farm business association It covers the counties of Hnrdin Franklin Butler and Gnmdy It takes into consider ation 350 farms In Illinois such an association covering 17f farms over a three years period raised the nv ernge income per farm to approxi mately 51200 additional por year per farm Such an association is or ganized on the basis of farmers handling it and directing it thru the employment of a farm managcr He will be an expert business man ager and particularly trained to put the most efficient system into the operation of farms He will be employed and paid by the farmers themselves He will coopiate with the Ames college and the county agents He will see that every section of a member farmers land is put into that kind of production for which it is boat fitted and that the soil ia systematically tented as to its pro ductive qualities Manual labor and machinery investment will be re duced to the minimum Under the guidance of that business jnan iTurn to rncf P nliimn I Turn tn Incn 2 t nhinin RUDDllRLIS KILLED BY BUS Mrs Louis Zapf Dead and Her Husband Near Death in Chicago RUDD June 17 Louis Zapf about 21 only daughter of Mr and Mrs F R Rurlx residents hern wns instantly killed and her hus band was seriously injured when a bus rammed their car in Chicago yesterday They were on their way fiom Old Hickory Tenn for a vacation vistt with their parents at Rudd and at Elk port when the accident hap pened Mr Zapf a graduate of lowi Slate college had been employed by the rayon department of the Du Pont Manufacturing company The pair had been married about one year and were on their first trip homo since their marriage Aug 31 ir They were extricated from the wreckage of their car and rushed to the Cook county hospital where it was found that Mrs Zapf had been killed outright and hat husband was in critical condition Details of the accident have nol been learned at Rudd Mr Bartz left for Chicago last evening as soon as the news of the tragedy arrived from the Chicago hospital Mr Zapfs parenls Mr and F J Zapf arc residents of Elk port Mr Bar IK is making arrangement for the bringing of Ihe body of Mrs Tnnf Rnrifi for burial New Hampton to Have I Gas Franchise Gets 1 Big Vote in Election I NEW HAMPTON June Voters here approved the franchise sought by the Shelly gar company Tulsa Okla by a vote of 770 for the measure to 3M against The special election followed a consider ation of the franchise by the city council some weeks ago The deci sion to hold n special election was passed unanimously WILL ROGERS BOSTON June 17Mr Hoover is going to sign 1 will give him credit he didnt stall around an1 keep everybody in doubt He just lined up like it was cold swimming hole shut bis eyes gritted his teeth and is pouncing in You see Ihe whole thing come up for no reason at all during Ihe Kent of the cam paign When Norris switched to Smith why Borah and a buncfi of them got panicky rushed to Mr Hoover and told him in order to save the farmer vote to promise to call a special session and revise the tariff He naturally did as advised he rant find out who warn it revised not even Rorah and gang Norris support which scared them was him and his immelinte family Yours All Are Released on Bonds Which Total OEVKN men were arrested in a series of raids which started Monday afternoon in Mason City with city county and federal of ficers participating and were con tinued Monday night at Manly by federal agents The seven men have been released on bonds totaling George Alexander arrested illa local hotel on charges of illegal sale and possession of in toxicating liquor and maintaining a liquor nuisance After a search of Ihe premises officers found two quarts of alcohol in posts of a bed 1osts Were Ilolliiw s These posts had been hollowed out and metal tubes inserted in them The liquor wan found in these posts Alexander wan re leased on a bond of 1000 by United States Commissioner Stan ley L Haynes and will have a hear ing lalcr Steve Pantages war arrested at a hotel on charges of sale of intoxi cating liquor Kvidence to be used in the prosecution was obtained in previous buyn He was also released on a bond of SI000 nnd is scheduled to have a bearing later in Commis sioner Haynes court Bond Kixrd at Sam Scdarics new proprietor of i hotel on South Federal avenue was arrested by the dry squad when two quarts of alcohol were seized He has been charged with illegal sale of intoxicating liquor and will have a hearing later in Commis sioner Haynes court He was re leased on a bond of ljOO Clarence Linear Negro bellhop at a local hotel was arrested Nino half pints of alcohol in a box in the basement of the hotel were seized His bond was fixed at SI000 He is charged with illegal sale of intoxi Ray P Chase Holds Lead for Governor ship OT PAUL Minn lime 17 Renomination of Thomas D Scball republican for the United States senate was indicated today when more than one fourth of the states precincts reporting from yes terdays priirmrv election gave him a plurality of 2rr93 over Gov Theo dore Christianson his chief oppo nent K Returns from LoriS precincts out of in the state generally dis tributed in urban and rural districts gave Schnll S018R and Christianson John F Selh running on a wet platform polled 871 n SivrpI Largest Cities Schall swept the three largest in the state Minneapolis St Paul and Duluth by better than a S to 2 vote and also led in many of the districts in the southern part Governor Christianson in receiv ing the news of the heavy Schall vote without sign of great concern admitted there is no doubt about the result He expressed gratitude for the voting support given him hut declined to discuss any plans for the future His third term as governor ex pires Jan 1 Schall bjinj ieteran jfelSiyejira onressianalJseJfee an ingthe end of his first term in the senate steadily piled up a major ity of votes not even slackening in the rural arena which werecon sidered the backbone of the strength of his chief opponent Gov Theo dora Christianson Solh Is Trail ing Trailing far behind those two leaders was John F Selb who entered the nice late to campaign on one of the eigli teonth amendment and the Volstead act Both Christianson and Schall have supported prohibition About onefourth of the state re ported Schnll leading by morethan 23000 votes He had 72006 in 977 precincts of 3698 in the state Chrialianson had 19503 with Selb having 7674 The farmerlabor senatorial nom ination fight between Ernest Lun deen and Knud Wefald both former representatives in congress took on significance when Lundeen plunged into a lead which mounted steadily Agreed on Issues Lundeen made his principal issue a movement within the parly which he opposed providing for fusion of the farmerlabor parly with the democrats in the November general election Hoidale unopposed in the primary is the democratic nominee nnd a plnn was worked out under which farmerlaborite3 were to withdraw their senatorial candidate and support Hoidale while democrats were to withdraw Turn tn Iner 2 iilnmn 11 SEEK PAIR WHO KIDNAPED COP Believe Men Who Held Bur lington Officer Were Bandits i UIO KtNiufbt Sfndlcite Lao MOJNEK June 17 TVDe tectives who today ore two men who kidnaped K Heck enbeig Burlington motorcycle of ficer and brot him to DCS expressed Ihe belief thai they nf the bandits who roobod a hank at Alpha III last Friday Officers retraced as far ns Ciuir ilon the route follower by HecJicn brrgs kidnapers and verified parls of tho Burlington officers irovv from filling station proprietor along the way IOWA WEATHER Tliir Tuesday Wednesday In cniising cloudiness and LOCAL STATISTICS GlobpCtnxetle wcnther figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Mondiv 72 Minimum in Night 53 At H A M Ttiesdiiy Itainfiill of nn Inch The second half of June got off to a rattier feeble start if the intention is to equal the seven inches plus of precipitation recorded in the first two weeks of the month That was an average of half an inch of rain daily Mondays total was only a tenth nf an inijh nnd on Sunrlay tile first day of the second lap there was no rain Tuesday dawned clear with the weather man predicting fair weather
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