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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                C R HIS MEM A ART DEPT OF IOWA IHi North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THAT MAKES ALL NORTH UWANS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 4 1930 HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SEKVICK NO 231 Humanizing Washington New Yorker Is Mot in Reply to Fellow Congressman By CHARLES STEWART ASHINGTON July 4 CPA Ball3hoo cried Congressman Sol Bloom hot y vesentative Taber R e p resentative Taber says Im b a 1 1 yh o o i n g George Washing ton does he Well if its ballyhoo lo in troduce him to the American people as a hu man being Im ballyhooing him Im trying to hu manize him any way He was human He was a great big heman not a little Lord Fauntleroy as that cherry tree yarn represents him If its ballyhoo to say so John Taber can make the most of it COL is the publicity expert of the United States commission for the celebration of the two hundreth anniversary in 1932 of the birth of the father of the country The commission includes about two dozen of the leading public men in the country beginningwith Presi dent Hoover as chairman and they chose the Manhattan congressman to direct their propaganda because he has had o much experience in the show business Sol went to work immediately along the same lines he found so successful as the Midway Piaisances impresario at the Chicago Worlds fair in the early i 3 i TTE began to get publicity 1 1 in short order but some of his methods wera not long in starting a horrified outcry from ultraconven tional folk such as Representative Taber who pronounce it altogether too informal a sort of publicity to be resorted to in behalf of the repub lics first president Besides Congressman Taber is an inland New Yorker Auburn and Empire States rural delegation usually looks askance on ideas evolved by its metropolitan repre sentatives At any rate the Auburnitc took stiOng exception to a portrait of George Washington which Sol is miking rapid progress in populariz iny on automobile tires thruout the nation termed it a caricature dis paraged the whole Washington auto til 2 concept autl objected on gen eral principles to ballyhoo in coni with the celebration proi yrxm f i pARICATURE exclaimed Sol bitterly discussing the Auburn representatives criticism with me on the eve of his recent departure for Europe to stir up Washington oitimcnt abroad during the con gressional recess What caricature could be less Jili the real Washington than the nvcragre Americans mental picture of him How can presentday people vis ualise him in those clothes men wore in his lime We cant think of him as a real personality in that wig And his ruffles His false teeth didnt fit cither dentistry scarcely had been discovered AND then continued the con1 rt grcssman airing another grievance Bishop Weems took a Tltm In 1iign Cnllimn n OWAFESTIVEDESPIT Senate to Hold Special Session on Naval WEATHER CLEAR AS HUNTERS SAIL ON INTO FOURTH Thousands Gather in Hope of Seeing Plane I Descend SKY HARBOR Airport Chicago July 4 clear weather displaced clouds and threatened rain as the Hunter brothers roared deeper into the Fourth of July Thousands gathered at Sky Har bor early In the day hoping to have their hero worship appeased by a landing before John and Kenneth Hunter still had the Indian sign on the elements and took on more gasoline i The 214th contact was made at a m fC S T with the Big Ben the providing plane trans ferring to the City of Chicago SO gallons of gasoline At a m C S T the en durance plane had been aloft 513 hours iVo Fireworks Altho they have much cause to celebrate there will be no fire works for John and Kenneth At least not if Wilson Herren a backer of the flight can prevent it Too dangerous said Herren when it was suggested that the I brothers might wish to shoot off t ffrecrackers They have pari chutes but if a firecracker should explode under the tail of that ship thc3T wouldnt have much chance i It was generally believed at the j ailport that the plane would be WILL ROGERS THE BIRTH OF A NATION joys MINNEAPOLIS July 1 Bobby watch this reception they are going to give you here In New York it was with bands and speeches Here it will be with brassier and niblicks Meeting Jimmy Walker aint like meeting the Haig and Grover Wbalen and his gardenia is not like Horton Smith and his putter These birds are practicingfor you But they all fear you as much as they admire you I saw the course today The holes look awful small to me Yours P theflyers to be sure and stay up till Saturday morning I will be out and go up with em again FIGHT FOR IOWA RAILROAD RATES NOT YET BEGUN Case Will P to Wait Until Next Session By RADFORD K MOHLEY Staff Correspondent kept aloft over Sunday if possible T rASHINGTON July and thus bring in more gate re W i AHOUI or i ceipts a percentage of which the flyers receive Shortly after the refueling con tact had been made the City of Chicago zoomedlow over the hangar and dropped the following note Having Sonin Trouble Wilson Herron one of the flight managers suggested we stay up GOO hours What do you think about it Maybe we will and maybe we wont Were having some trouble but thats to be expected at this stage of the game Albert Hunter who with Walter er strenuous legislative fight to obtain railroad rate benefits for Iowa farmers was in prospect for next session as adjournment of con gress neared this week Results of the interstate com merce commissions western rate inquiry expected next week how ever may materially affect the prospect When this investigation which is part of the general rate inquiry under way becomes public property the rate situation so for as the farmer is concerned will be considerably clarified The supreme court decision of last are the ground crew brothers prc montl1 holding the commissions in pared the following reply to go ale terPretation of the HochSmith res olution is erroneous has furnished impetus in congress for the pros on the next contact Suggest you stay up 570 hours that would ecjual the records of I pcctive attempt to procure new leg both the Question Mark 1150 hours and the St Louis Robbin 120 islation on this subject Vitally Affected How vitally the forthcoming re WAKE JULY4 1776 Monday Will1 Body at Work Again Pi Extraordinary Con dition Exists Pres ident Proclaims VUASHINGTON July ident Hoover today called the senate into special session Monday for consideration of the London naval treaty Proclaiming thai an extraordi nary occasion exists the chief cx icnic at Charles City Will Continue Thru Saturday MO1NES July 4 laid aside cares of business today as it gathered in parks on race tracks ball diamonds church yards and in scores of other places of amusement and recreation to cele brate Independence day Except for a comparatively few ccutive issued his cnll just 12 hours employes such institutions after the regular session of congress adjourned The text of the presidents proc lamation follows Whereas public interests re quire that the senate of the United States be convened at 12 oclock on the seventh day of July nexl to rc i ceive such communications us may i he made by the executive and in particular to consider and determine I whether the advice and consent of the senate shall be given to the rati i ticalion of a treaty for the limita postoffices police and fire depart ments and organizationssupplying the transportation awcl appetite needs of the state set forth after a general shower over the state to make the day i gala occa sion i inlf Courses Uusy Thousands of golfilrs opened day with a round the ancient Scotch pastime following which they retired to their homes for a quiet i day with families or liled themselves to distant cities on ipicnlca or to visit friends Each gxilfer dr sorted hia club fonnd another to fcfke his place links thruout the statebeing crowd ed from early morning until late at night Other thousands of inorls lovers filed into baseball at Du buque Rock Island DaVenport and Burlington to witness contests with other Mississippi Vfll ley league teams Still itlicrs souglit I an afternoon of plcasuite at tile an nual July Fointh races at Frontier park in Cedar Rapids F D At Dcs motorcycle races Wen Wno entered rrison werc booked ror the iowa state ran 1 grounds many In Xorlh Iowa Northern Iowa towns had numer ous celebrations scheduled Ten of them had arranged special programs and amusement features These in I eluded Clear Lake West Union De Fores I Charles Citv in Health May Leave as Old Men JAN FRANCISCO July SOUTHERN CROSS Hoover Signs CASTEN TRIAL OVER MOUNTAINS Harbors and POSTPONED If the ground crew brothers Pnrt on western rates is affected by gealion rules the City of Chicago 1 tn3 ruling of the supreme court would come down at a C S T Saturday AUNT MET By Robert Quillen rlonl blame Sarali I inherited forty acres from Uncle Jed an I know it looks like the end never will come when youre expectin somethin LINK SLAYER IN OTHER KILLINGS Description of Gunman Who Killed Hoodlums Fits Fred Burke DETROIT Mich July 4 Police today said the description of the man who shot and killed iwo Chicago hoodlums in downtown De troit last night while hundreds or persons ran for cover tallied with that of Fred Burke long sought thruout the country for the slaying of seven Chicago gangsters on Valentines lay 1920 the killing of a St Joseph Mich policeman last winter and numerous other crimes Whether It was Burke who stepped over to a parked automo bile beside the LaSalle hotel emp tied his pistol and then sauntered into the hotel to disappear during the excitement was1 a matter of al most pure speculation but officers said the slaying bad several antflos to recommend it as a Burk CXCMI lion 1 Tivn Aro Killed Those slain last night were liam Cannon and Gcorgn Col inn i j may he judged by the statement of i commission examiners who are working on the case They declare that a considerable part of the en tire report has been worked over This was done in an effort to bring the rates into accord with the Turn to raff 2 clilumn i Trio of Boys Are Eoni to Greene Pair GREENE July With the passing of several years Mr and Mrs Herman Schrader local resi dents will be faced with quelling the firecracker shooting enthusiasm of three boys who were bivn to them yesterday The babies weigh 3Vi r and 5 A pounds All are healthy and doing well states Mrs A T Martin who is assisting in the care of the moth er and babies be oeen Lighting Strikes Homi Last Leg of Journey Will Bring World Flyers to Oakland SALT LAKE CITY Utah July 4 his plane The Southern Cross fueled and groomed Wing Com Charles KingsfordSmith was prepared to take off for Oakland today the last leg of his roundthe worlcj flight I The Australian and his flying companions expected to reach their j objective in eight hours The transoceanic and near trans i continental aviators dropped in hate last night for an overnight stop the second since they left New York city Wednesday They paused Wednesday night at Chicago and made the long jump to Salt Lako City yesterday Only the briefest formal recep tion was given the flyers at their request altho thousands of Utah ana wereat the field when the plane arrived and more thousands lined the streets as the famous four made their way to their hotel Tirer and pleading for rest the visitors were released from admirers after a dinner It was a stinking bumpy trip said the commander I would a damned sight rather fly over the ocean where nrent so many Bill WASHINGTON July 4 tT President Hoover today signed the river and harbors bill authorizing the construction of morethan 170 The construction is to be spread Mrs Walter Casten Will Not Face Jury Until Later DECORAH July d of Mrs Walter Casten on a charge of poisoning her daughter Romelda Turn to 2 rnliimn 2 DES MOINKS July 1 The members of the crew said Lightning struck the home of M A I the worsl pnrt of their trip was Mnlum this morning knocking the j over the western ccrfmtry Head plaster off one wall Rain put out winds hampered them in Wyoming the bln7e before the fire department and the Rocky mountains thcv arrived said supplied no end of bumps over a period from 30 to JD years I V1 by and provides for many imnortr j E t0 projects in the Mississippi basin Judge Taylor said that many and on the intcrcoastal waterways farmers are asking to be excused and harbors from juri luLv because of farm wor1 nd he believed it advisable to While a number of the large the trial until the farm projects expected Lo cost millions are included m fie measure auth orization of expenditures for sonic are restricted to the immediate de mand Among these are for a ninefoot canal for the upper Mis sissippi from the mouth of the Il linois river to St Paul and Minne apolis with lo be made available under the measure 513 000000 for the upper Missouri witn to become available in the next three years for a sixfoot channel between Kansas City Mo and Sioux City Iowa and a S7o 000000 Tennessee river project with for work to be un taken on a ninefoot channel from ita mouth to the Knoxvillr river work had been completed He said the county would be saved some 000 which would have been expend ed in calling extra talesmen Charges were filed against Mr and Mrs Casten after University of Iowa pathologists reported after an examination that the child died of poisoning Officers also learned that I the parents had taken out a S5000 insurance policy on the girl a few weeks before her death The Castens subsequently ob tained their release on 510000 bond his action which may end or prolong their imprisonment upon conviction of bombing n preparedness day pa rade in 1917 The governor was powerless to act without the recommendation be cause of a prior conviction against Billings and had declined to free Mooney unless he could restore Bil lings to full citizenship Two former chief executives wrestled with the pardon problem in response to a clamor almost world wide in scope for their re lease Only Governor Young how over carried his action so far as to seek the opinion of the supreme court But twice before on appeals of various forms the court had the case before it and both times up held the convictions The United States supreme court also refused to review the case Subsequently Acquitted In the years which have passed however since the trial jury found the two tradcunionsists guilty of Turn t Incr Column FRENCH FLYER Plymouth und Dowa billed then joint celebration as a homecoming in which lodge church and family reunions were featured Dows had its fiftieth anniversary as an inspir ation for an impressive program Baseball games street sport boxing and wrestling contests and midway attractions all were on the programs In most of the towns the American Legion was in charge ill tho in Forest City the St Jamcfi iTilrn InLc Colmim 1 1 SRt BASEBALL PITTSBURGH July 1 Hoover Visit Mentioned With Brazil Celebration RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil July American colony today celebrated the anniversary of inde pendence of the United States and j the press took occasion to editorial i ize extensively on the greatest de j mocracy of the new world and the i strongest of civilized nations All i the newspapers printed eulogies antl mentioned the Monroe doctrine as cago won the morning game 10 to I wc Jls lhe visil rf Presidentelect 1 from Pittsburgh in the hoiday i M 1 double bill here today i Unitce Slates in June this year Mount New Motor for Jour ney Across Atlantic to New York VILLACOUELAY France July Dicudonne Coste French long distance aviator and his mechanic Maurice Bellonte will engage themselves during the next few days in mounting a new motor in their plane the Question Mark in which they hope shortly to cross the Atlantic lo New York Tn a 14 hour tost flight yesterday the plane behaved beautifully Coste said upon landing here lastevening after all day over northern France I When they werc not sighted for several hours there were rumors that he already had slipped nway cm i New York flight project IOWA WEATHER Irnhuhly showers with thun derstorms in cast portion Friday night ami Saturday anil pos sihly liiday or Saturday in wosl portion not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for J I hour period ending at 8 oclock Fourth of July morning Maximum Thursday 11 Minimum in Xighi fin At i A M lrclay 01 liaiiifall 7 of nn Inch Many will say hat it was tho ssl up by exploding fire cnijkcis which precipitated oi moisliirc nu Mason City Thursday night Up to 7 oclock in the evening 09 nn inclj had been recorded in the Giobe Gazettes rain gauge and in llu early morning Friday an additional 70 of an inch descended By mid forenoon however the prospects had assumed p brighter asuect   

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