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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                HIS MEM ART OEPT or IOWA OES MOt NES I A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY NEWSlAlliK THAI MAKICS ALL NORTH IOWANS NKKjHUOKS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKVIUHJ MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 17 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SEHVIUBNa 242 Court Will Have Home Supreme Tribunal To Get Imposing Edifice By CHARLES P STEWART ASHIN GTON July 17 CPAl U 3 su preme court is a mighty august body never real ly to have had a home of its own A new bureau o r commission just created by c o n g r e ss fre quently consid ered itself lucky to be assigned to quarters almost anywhere Illus tratively for months the fed eral radio com mission lacked funds even to pay its rent and was thankful for free office room do nated by the commerce department Since the war a good many of the subdivisions even of the big gov ernmental departments have been sheltered in mere shacks originally intended to be only temporary but this supposedly temporary status has strung out to the tune of ten or a dozen or more years Now to be sure Uncle Sam is putting up buildings at a great rate to house these overflow staffs of his em census workers the in ternal revenue folk the chast and geodetic survey the public health service its a long list BUT the supreme one of the coordinate constitu tional branches of the government itself no mere congressional fancy The founding fathers established it It has as good a right to an inde pendent habitation as the president has to the white house or congress to the Capitol building And yet to begin with it was tucked away in the dismal dark coop now known as the congres sional law library on the Capitol ground floor under what then was was in the old days before the north and south wings were completed and the Cap itol was scarcely half the size it is now BUT that was not the worst of not the most undignified part at any rate in due course the two Capitol wings were finished the senate moved over to the northern extrem ity of the enlarged building into the handsome chamber where it holds its sessions at the present time the old senate chamber thus was lefi unoccupied and what did some gen erous solon Lets let the judiciary have that old room that weve outgrown It was too cramped and uncomfortable for us but it will do for them And the supreme court accepted that castoff senate chamber as a younger mem Timi In rnRi22 Column 2 Two Marines Killed in Nicaragua Flight MANAGUA Nicaragua July 17 Lee Pounders U S marine gunner and pilot and Chalmers Lewis Martin U S ma rine aerologist were killed while making an aerological flight 10 miles south of Managua yesterday Pounders came from Colt Arkan sas and his next of kin was given as his brother lames S Pounders Martin came from Barlow Ohio His next of kin was given as his mother Mrs Sadie Martin Steals Savings Bank CARROLL July 17 from Mankato Minn yesterday took Melvin Cousino 19 St Claire Minn into custody in connection with the alleged theft of three sav ings banks from a farmer for whom he worked in Minnesota He was ar rested in Coon Rapids Tuesday AUNT HET By Robert Quilien No wonder Janes chil dren are disobedient It must he hard to mind a boss that dont seem to have a lick o sense Treaty Proponents May Put Limit on Debate JOHNSON BUCKS AS LEADER Watson Is Confident of Getting Necessary TwoThirds WASHINGTON July 17 petition seeking the cloture rule to shut off debate on the Lon don naval treaty was circulated in the senate today by Senator Wat son the republican leader after Senator Johnson republican Cali fornia had refused to enter any agreement for a limitation of de bate beginning next Tuesday The necessary 16 names were quickly enrolled Watson had ex pressed confidence that the neces sary twothirds majority could be obtained to invoke rule tho some of the treaty advocates are opposed to the cloture If introduced today the petition would be automatically voted Saturday If adopted each senator would be limited to one hour of de bate on the treaty thereafter Senator Johnson republican Cal ifornia the leader of the opposition insisted no agreement be sought un til Senator Moses republican New Hampshire his ally return j to the city tonight or tomorrow He was called away by a death in the fam ily The agreement being sought is for a limitation of debate next week and a final vote on the treaty by Tues day night or Wednesday This fail ing some treaty proponents want to rush the debate to a conclusion by the end of this week RAIL STATION AT LUVERNEBURNED Firemen Prevent Spread of Flames to Nearby Gas oline Station bUVERNE Jury North western railway stationa twostory structure erected in 1881 and two boxcars on a nearby yard track were destroyed by flames which originated at 11 oclock this fore noon in the station The fire spread with an amazing rapidity thru the tinderlike build ing and L L Ramer station agent who was getting lunch in the fam ilys living quarters on the second floor was unable to save anything His family was not at home Firemen succeeded in preventing a spread of the flames to the Stand ard oil station about 50 yards to the northeast of the burning build ing cars A brisk breeze from the southwest fanned the fire in that di rection Freight valued at was de stroyed The destroyed station is at the north edge of the town about a half mile from the business section KILLER SUSPECT ID IN CANADA Itinerant Painter Is Wanted for Slaying of Mary Baker MONTREAL July 17 man Henry Barrebe 37 year old itinerant painter wanted for the slaying of Miss Mary Baker a navy department employe in Washington was held in jail here today for au thorities in Arlington county Vir ginia He was arrested when he visited police headquarters to complain of the theft of Police recognized him from the description in circu lars broadcast from Washington He admitted his identity but de nied knowledge of the crime William G Glolh commonwealth attorney for Arlington county sent word he would start at once for Montreal with a murder warrant for Batrebe He said he hoped it would be sufficient to effect extra dition Miss Bakers body was found in a shallow stream near Arlington national cemetery on April 12 She had been assaulted and shot ILL BEVERLY HILLS Cal July 17 In the Hiram Johnson social ses sion of the senate where Hiram is holding the senate there while he investigates Dave Reed he had Dave on the stand yesterday Dave told him you can look at all the private communications but Its a gentle mans agreement that you wont make use of the material Well Hy blew up when he found that he couldnt publish them serially in even so obscure a periodical as the congressional record Why he called Dave everything that a Pennsylv ania senator probably has to be To insinuate that a senator should keep a secret was perhaps unparalleled in those legislative halls Yours HJO KeNiuxbt ICTATOR CLUB Reichstag to Be Dissolved If It Opposes Plan of Chancellor DERLIN July 17 club of virtual dictatorship govern ment by decree was brandishing over Germany today by the chan cellor Dr Hendrich Bruening Indications were that the Reich stag would be dissolved if it ques tioned the chancellors plan to enact the governments financial program in this wise In such an eventuality President Paul von Hindenburg the chancel lor and the finance minister Dr Hermann Dietrich would exercise under article 48 of the constitution an almost limitless authority not responsible to a legislative body May Dissolve Parliament The situation came to a head yes terday in discussion of article two of the finance ministrys program involving new forma of taxation In a division upon his article the governments majority never stable fell down The article was rejected 256 to 204 Shortly afterward the cabinet met and decided tn enact the fi nance measure by decree an action authorized by the president who also gave the chancellor authority to dissolve parliament Reduction of Taxes Article 48 says If the public safety and order in the German Reich are disturbed or endangered the federal president may take measures necessary for restoration of the public safety and order The tax program invoked by de cree levies it is estimated new taxes amounting to The new taxes include a reduction of come tax exempting and in creased levies on government em ployes AGENTS UNEARTH HOGE DISTILLERY Two Men Are Arrested in Liquor Raid Made at Sioux City SIOUX CITY July under the canvas of a truck as the vehicle left a warehouse Federal Agent F Burris and Policeman Nile Luke unearthed a large distillery aebecl 1000 gallons of mash a still of 250 gallon output and arrested two alleged operators Two cars followed the truck as a bodyguard but when the raiders opened their attack the occupants of the cars two men who had been guarding the still and one of the drivers of the truck fled Earl Knowles and Mike Bnlnssone arrested and were released after posting 51500 bond FAIL IN REFUEL FLIGHT ATTEMPT The greatest adventure in refueled flight ever undertaken fulled when the K of New Haven w ch rff at New Airesa distance miles crashed at Bostwlolt Qa Wed nesday Afterfoursiicceasfii contacts wiiKIn the first three cxnecrcd to reach Havana he fore beliiR refueled ajfaln In the air Photo shows the it just before she left Roosevelt Field I and top the crew of to rlRht Ilnndy Enslow pilot and rndlo operator Garland Peed Jr command er and Jimmv Garrison iisslstnnt pilot K Pilots Plan to Try Again Explosion in Tunnel Kills 12 Workers Two Bodies Recovered In California Disaster CAMP MITCHELL Cal July 17 gas explosion killed an en tire shift of 12 men in a tunnel of the HetchHetchy project San Franciscos municipal water area early today The explosion occurred in a tun nel about 25 miles south of Liver more Cal early today Two bodies were recovered by res cue crews shortly after the blast but further efforts were temporarily halted by excessive gas A blower was in operation on the surface and was expected to clear the tunnel of gas in a few hours Farmer Hangs Himself From Tree in Own Yard SHENANDOAH July 17 The body of Calvin Boardman 42 farmer of near Coin was found early today hanging from a tree in his yard He is believed to have killed himself because of financial worries Boardman left the house in the evening tellinghis wife he was going to shock wheat by moonlight Correct this sentence Im only twenty years old said the great big guy and it doesnt make mo sore to have anybody call me a boy State Journil WARSHIPS NOT INTERVENTION British Feel Responsible for Foreign Lives in Egypt LONDON July 17 of two British battleships to Alex andria Egypt with a united com plement nf more than 2000 men was not construed here as im plying intervention in Egyptian af fairs Rather it was regarded as a step due to Great Britains ultimate aponsibility for lives and property of foreigners a responsibility re served under the agreement of 1922 which recognized Egyptian inde pendence The ships presumably will remain at the Egyptian port until the men ace caused by the internal troubles which Tuesday resulted in rioting with death of 14 persons is removed While there they will be ready to land men to insure the safety of foreigners if necessity arises Victims of Accident at Hampton Are Taken Home HAMPTON July Swcre Dows and Harry Rubcn dahl Rowan who were injured in an auto accident two weeks ago have been removed to their homes from the Lutheran hospital here Mr Rubendahls condition is im proving but Mr Swere has ro mained in a semiconscious con dition since the accident Endurance Racket at TeeterTotter Stage CHICAGO July 17 en durance racket today had reached the teetertotter stage sometimes spoken of as seesaw Two young Evanston misses Mildred Borrey 12 and Ruth Emer son 14 lectortottered to a worlds teetertotter finally were record yesterday but forced to land by an unimaginative policeman The little ladies had been seesawing for some seven odd hours being refueled with fruit cakes and sandwiches by ad miring future citizens Out on Artesian avenue three boys were enduring on a bicycle having done 32f miles last night and still going They started Monday A refueling crewhas been established in a tent in case the bicycle de velops tire trouble That grand stunt of treesitting conceived by brilliant adolescents as the enduringcst of the endurance trials has become epidemic In al most every part of town some dar ing youth may be found perched in a tree top being refueled by a proud and admiring ground crew The Gilmore boys John and Mar tin and Ihe Murphy brothers Jimmy nnd Hugh saw thcr treesitting at tempt end in catastrophe last night Their platform collapsed spilling two Murphys anr one Gilmore harm lessly to the giimnd Are Seeking Backing for Long Flight Will Go Back to New York After Athens Banquet MONROE Ga July 17 Balked by a fuel shortage which caused the abandonment of their monoplane K of New Haven three aviators hoped today to obtain backing for another nltempt to make a nonstop refueling flight from New York to Buenos Aires The flyers Garland Peed James Garriagan and Randy Enslow leaped to safety yesterday nea Bostwick 10 miles from here aflei 12 hours in the air during whicl they covered 800 miles of their con templated 9000 mile journey They accepted an invitation to a banquet at Athens Ga tonight be fore returning to New York Spon sors in New York said a decision on purchase of a new plane would be reached after the flyers returned Republicans Ready With Fall Ticket Greenwalt Is Choice for Secretary of State DBS MOINES July 17 cpublicans today stood ready to en er the fall campaign their ticket ompleted a platform adopted and i centia committee named to guide he party for two yoara The ticket was completed at yes erdaya state convention with the mammons nomination of Gilbert C Sreenwalt of DCS Moines for secre ary of state Grcemvalt former commander of the Iowa Amer can Legion was chosen before tha first formal ballot was ended riled Up Lciul He received 822 votes more than a majority on an infor mal ballot on which W E G Saund crs of Emmetsburg polled 518 John M Hazlett of Mason City 211 and Charles Hindley of Clive votes The roll call on the formal po proceeded as far as Palo Alto conn ty with Greenwalt piling up a stead lead At that point Charles Duhig of Emmetsburg who said he spok for Saunders moved that a unan mous vote be cast for Greenwalt Kobinson Seconds Seconding the motion J Robinson of Mason City in behalf Hazlett After a few minutes dis cussion as to the legality of th motion which earlier had been rule out of order it was adopted Greenwalt was brot to the plat form while the band played Ove There and exsoldiers thruout th crowded coliseum cheered fo Kelly their former buddy Presentation Delayed Presentation of the platform wa delayed until after the balloting and so many delegates began leav ing the hall that Guy P Linville of Turn to rriso 7 Column WATERLOO MAN SHOT IN FIGHT Markets at a Glance NEW YORK July 17 Slocks Finn American Telepone rallies three points investment issuei moderately improve in light trading oils in demand Foreign Cana dian document strong steady steady Liverpool cables steady spot mar ket Brazilian buying CHICAGO bearish estimate Kansas Corn Easy sympathy with wheat UPSET APPEARS VERY LIKELY II CENSUS FIGURES Advance Calculations oi Congressional Changes Uncertain WASHINGTON July 17 probable upset of congressiona reapportionment calcultions was in cheated today as a result of the 193 state census enumerations thus fa completed While it cannot be determine exactly which states will lose cor gressmen and which wil gain members an Associated Press com pilation shows sufficient states hav completed their population enun oration to give some indication o the probable changes 17 Stntcs Losers When congress passed its reap portionment act it was calculated the new census would change X memberships Based on the enti mated population of the states as of Jan 1 1930 it was estimated offi cially that 17 states would lose a total of 23 house members which would be apportioned to 11 states gaining in population Some states which were not fig ured among the probable losers are now indicated to have lost Final calculations may find Illinois Wis consin Arkansas Rhode Island atrl Minnesota losing one representative each California iains Californias actual population had exceeded by almost a million the or ficial estimate used in calculating that state would gain six new mem bers As a result it is not improb 20 Gallons of Alcohol Are Taken From Car of Runner TAMPTON July 17 1 Skovgaard federal undercover rohibition agent was revealed oday as the member of the squad f state federal and county offi ials who shot and killed Harlan cterson 35 Waterloo bootlegger icar here last night when Peterson esistcd arrest The shooting happened after etersonj also known ns One Armed Pete and Harlan Sauge Irew his gun when accosted by the officers and fired one shot Skov aimls shot entered Petersons chin and went thru the back his head His companions Mrs Lois Wheeler 26 and Cecil Vinton 25 Waterloo were placed in the Frank lin county jail here Inquest Stiirtoil With the arrival oECol George C Parsons federal prohibition enforce ment administration officer for the North Iowa district an inquest was started at 3 oclock this afternoon in charge of Dr W R Arthur cor oner and Gareld Leming county at torney An attorney Sullivan from Waterloo was here sent by Peter sons relatives to take charge of his case Petersons mother is a resi dent of that city Petersons gun with one shot fired was beinglieki by Coroner W R Arthur pending bis inquest this afternoon Placed Fnlce Order The shooting affray happened on a lonely road near the G S Van Wert farm In searching the auto mobile the officers found it loaded with 20 gallon tins of alcohol The vm companions of the dead man were lodged in the Franklin county jail for investigation A delivery nf five gallons of al cohol was made near Hampton tn two undercover men Tuesday Turn 11 men 7 Column Zanary Bird Is Made Personal Baggage Item SAN FRANCISCO July 17 UP called a lot of things depending on the point of view canary birds have now entered the category of personal baggage Tn days past the family wnrbler was forced to ride in the baggage car along with dogs and cats but the Southern Pacific has just ruled that smajl feather songsters are personal baggage and as such will be permitted in passenger coches with their owners Me Wea Democrats of Seventh District Choose Evans DES MOINES July 37 Evans of DCS Moines was nominat ed today as democratic candidate for seventh district congressman at a district convention Polk county democrats also nominated six dis trict court judges Graf Zeppelin Sighted Passing Over Iceland REYKJAVIK Iceland July 17 dirigible Graf Zeppelin which is on a flight to Spitsbergen passed over Cape Portland on the south coast of Iceland this morning Among the 22 passengers aboard the famous airship is Gen Umtacrto Nobilc Italian explorer WEEKS FORECAST M o s 11 y unsettled Thursday night and Friday Prolmhly Inciil thunderstorms Cooler Friday ind In west portion Thursday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday or Minimum in At 8 A M Thursday 81 If the weather man is really de sirous of doing good unto North Iowas crops he could advance the cause by turning on a bit of most any time now There has been only the slightest trace in the past nine days and this in combination with an abnormal heat much of the lime has resulted in a pretty badly baked surface soil Incidentally Wednesdays maximum of 05 has been exceeded only twice this sum mer The oclock temperature Thursday afternoon was 99 degrees equalling last weeks siimmrr i1 ord   

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