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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home E R HIS MCM ART DEPT OF IOWA or S MO INES I A THE NEWSIAPKU THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS JSB1UHBOKS EDITION XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED VV1KE SEKV1CE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 23 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 247 Jardine Is Diplomat Learned Tact While U S Secretary of Agriculture If 1 By CHARLES STEWART ASHINGTON July 23 CPAw was no fault Of William M Jardine that he failed to relieve the farmers when he was secretary of ag riculture H e probably knew as well as anyone else that the countrys economic system is geared to en able commerce and the indus tries to thrive out of proportion to is to say to put a keen edge on American traders and manufactur ers prosperity at the cost of tak ing the keen edge off from the farmers But of course he also knew that lie would be fired out of President Coolidges cabinet in short order if he mentioned any such V INDEED I know for a tact he could see perfectly what ailed American farming at the time he took over the portfolio agricul ture from Secretary Gore I know because I interviewed him before he had been more than a week or two in office and he told me very clearly what he considered really was the matter altho bis diagnosis lost a good deal of its punch due to the veiled language in which he was compelled to express himself At this late day with another president in the white house and an other secretary in the agriculture department there can be no great harm in revealing what it amounted to Convention Opposes State Inco SUPREME MONARCHUS HERE PERHAPS I should put there can be 110 great translating what our then Secretary Jardine evidently meant to say What he actually did say was that farmers must not ex fawful lot of State Platform Assails New Republican Tariff By THEODOKE F KOO1 j Associated Tress Staff Writer DES MOINBS July 23 democrats will enter the fall campaign with a platform advocatJ ing state regulation of the sale of j liquor declaring for a referendum on the Eighteenth amendment and j opposing a state income tax They adopted these planks at j their state convention yesterday in j a platform which assailed the new tariff bill urged repeal of the pri mary election system and con demned republican efforts at farm relief Licjuor Laws Condemned The prohibition plank which j asked that steps be takento tain the attitude of the voters toward the Eighteenth amendment and the Volstead act was approved after the convention voted down a motion to omit ail reference to pro hibition Republican enforcement of liquor laws was condemned aa a failure pect to make the platform declaring that the ad money they ministration has demonstrated its It that harm In Turn ta Pasc 18 Column 5 POISON LIQUOR POSTPONED Coroners Jury Awaiting Ar rivkl of Opinion of S U I Chemists GREENE July 23 Taking of evidence in the coroners investiga tion of the death of Merle Murphy 26 Marble Rock farmer Friday morning has been at a standstill for two days pending the arrival of the opinion of chemists at the Uni versity of Iowa who examined the contents of Murphys stomach It is believed that Murphy dlfcl from drinking alcoho purchased by him from Lou Swant Marble Rock Swant is in the Floyd county jail v facing trial on a charge of man slaughter illegal possession boot legging and maintaining of a Honor nuisance He has not asked for a hearing inability to cope with the deplor able conditions which prevail The resolution favored a law de fining intoxicating beverages ac cording to a reasonable nonintox icating standard of alcoholic con tent and giving the states power to make their own statutes for for bidding or restricting the sale ol liquor under the new standard Underwood Unopposed Delegates filled out the partys state ticket and the central com mittee reelected Richard F Mitchell of Fort Dodge as chairman and re turned all other officers E T Gilman of Rock Rapids was nominated unanimously for state superintendent of public instruction He led altho without a majority Turn to I1 nun 2 Column SAMARITANS OF OWA CONVENE GIVEN WELCOME Hundreds of Playground Members Attend Convention Glenn Curtiss Pioneer of Air Industry Dead This Is I M Rued Oskaloosa supremo icrand monnrclius the Ancient Mystic Orrlor of Samaritans in this United Stales vncl Canada who was the chief sneaker at the opening session of the Iowa A M O S convention hero Wednesday afternoon Mr Heed was elected to his present position is the head of united playground organizations of tho I O O F it the convention In Hartford Conn last year Injunction Is Denied Okoboji Pier Goes On ARNOLDS PARK July 23 Work on a pier under construction by the state in West Okoboji lake will continue as the application of Dr A L Peck for a permanent in junction against the completion of the project was denied yesterday by Judge F C Lovrien The judge decided that the lake Is state property and can be Im proved in proper way II AUNT NET By Robert QusUen She says shes only twen tyfive hut no woman o that age over changes as much after she gets a cup o tea City Editor of Tribune Sues Rival Paper CHICAGO July 23 M Lee city editor of the Chicago Tribune has filed a 5250000 libel suit asking redress of the Illinois Publishing and Printing company publishers of the Herald and Ex aminer for an article published yes terday The suit was an outgrowth of charges and insinuations which have followed the assassination six weeks ago of Alfred Jake Lingle Tribune reporter who worked under Lee for 10 years The article in question reprinted from an editorial in ant afternoon paper of the previous day carried the suggestion that Lee because of his close association with Lingle for n decade be called before the grand jury to furnish whatever evidence he might have of the reporters act ivities in the months preceding his slaying Lee was the author of a signed article in the Tribune recently in which he asserted there had been no suapicion of Lingles integrity by the city editors office until after the murder There had been insin uations Lee wrote but never were they accompanied by facts Only the praecipe of the libel act ion was filed but Francis X Busch attorney for Mr Lee issued a state ment stating that in his opinion th Herald and Examiner libeled Mr Lee in that the implication obvious that Mr Lee knew of an countenanced the alleged primina activities of Jake Lingle Mr Lee unqualifiedly brands these insinua lions as false and has directed th institution of this suit so as to pu the authors of the article upon their proof In its account of the filing of Ihe suit today the Herald and Exam iner said no such suggestion by implication or in any other form appeared in the editorial Radio Announcer Who Aided in Ousting Mayor Is Dead DETROIT July 23 E Jerry Buckley announcer tor radio station WMBC was shot and killed by three men in the lobby of the La Salle hotel at oclock a m today two and a half hours after he had talked over the radio Bitokley had taken an active part n the campaign to recall Mayor harles Bowles His last announcc was a statemenl that the nayor had been recalled in yester lays election Buckley had hecn nn ipponent of the mayor Run From Hotel Paul Buckley former assistant iroaecutor of Wayne coimly nnrl Brother ot the slain man said Ger aid had been threatened because of lis activities in favor of the recall Gerald Buckley was sitting in the ohby of the hotel when three mer jnlered approached him from be lind and fired 11 bullets into his body at close range Six bullets en tered Ihe back of his head all with in anarea of four inches Jack Klein motion picture oper ator was sitting in a chair besidi Turn to 1nee 2 Column 31 ARRESTED AGAIN Youth Held at Keokuk Is Shot 10 Times by Officer SIGOURNEY July 23 sell Miller 25 was back in the Keo kuk county jail from which he escaped May 3 somewhat the worse for 10 shots which lodged in his body when Marshal Abrams of Hed rick fired at him as he sought to escape arrest Milter was captured Monday by Sheriff Homer Beasley a deputy and Marshal Abrams at the farm of Harry Yeoman near Martinsburg The officers said Abrams fired at him when he stalled to run toward a cornfield in an effort to escape Miller was serving a six months sentence on a charge of stealing chickens when he escaped May 3 by locking the sheriff in the jail A charge of jail breaking will be filed against him after he completes the theft sentence officers said WEARING the characteristic fezzes of their order hundreds of Samaritans and Ladies of the Orient the playground units of the Odd Fellow and Rebekah organiza tions opened their annual conven tions at a joint session in the I O O F hall Wednesday afternoon The visitors who are to spend two days in Mason City and Clear Lake were welcomed by GarfieW Breese The response was given by J M Robertson Mason City mem ber The invocation ror the meeting was asked by the Rev William Spence pastor of the First Meth odist church The response to the word of welcome was given by W C Robinson Des Moines past pres ident of the organization Reed Is Spcuitcr Following a period of community singing and entertainment by Di R F Kunz and Floyd Fraser of the Rusty Hinge quartet Mason City I M Reed supreme monarchua of the United States and Canada gave anaddress voicing the principles of j Odd Fellowship aadrBBsr by TtXlUrMe Kinnon supreme great Ashayhl In the Ladies of the Orient organiza tion Following a business session the delegates were taken on a sight seeingtrip about the city which was climaxed with an inspection of the I O O F homes southwest of town One of the big features of the two day gathering will be a parade thru the business section of the city by the Samaritans and the La dies of the Orient at 7 oclock Wednesday evening This parade will be made up of the patrol team and other members of the order in their colorful uniforms There ilso will be floats depicting activities of tho two orginaziations Grand Ball Planned Following the parade there will be a grand ball and entertainvncnt Turn Ui Fuse 2 rolumn 3 Death Follows Seem ingly Successful Operation BUFFALO July 23 H Curtiss widely known aviation pioneer died this morning in the general hospital here Mr Curliss was brot to the hos pital several days ago from his home at Hammondsport N Y to undergo an operation for appendi citis The operation was said to have been successful and he was reporteil recovering rapidly Mrs Curtiss came here with her husband and has been almost con stantly at his bedside As his condi tion began to improve she spent hei nights at a downtown hotel Shi was hastily summoned when the aviator became unconscious this morning but arrived after his death Hospital authorities stated deatli was due to pulmonary embolus caused by a blood clot on one the main artevies leading out of the heart SOUTHERN ITALY IS SHAKEN BY 3 Many Killed or Hurt by Collapsing Steeples and Walls K OME July 23 numbti Jaaacintcd Press Photo OLVINX CUKTISS NOT DISCOURAGED NEW YORK July 23 H Curtiss nurtured the young sci ence of aviation in the middle years of its development when fainter hearts had grown discouraged His native town of Hammonds port in upstate New York where he was born on May 21 1878 is nowcalled Tjythei chamber at com merce the cradle ofaviation be cause of what Curtiss and his as sociates did there At the age of 16 he started a bi cycle shop as did those other pion Tum In Incn 2 Column Markets at a Glance Kob Ohio Posloffice SKERING Ohio July 23 Two bandits held up and robbed the Sebring postoffice shortly af ter noon loday of in currency and slumps Self Denial Ends Life of Millionaire Hobo STAUNTON Va July 23 James Eacls How the millionaire hobo is dead as the rcsull of 15 years of selfdenial Physicians allending him wnen he succumbed in a hospilal here yesterday said death wan due to pneumonia evidently superinduced by starvation He was 55 years old Despite a bequest of from his mother Mrs Eliza Eicia How in 1015 he had denied himself Ihe necessilies of life lo aid unfor tunates especially holmes His lime and energy as well as his fortune were spent in the interest of migra tory workers and be was the finan cial angel of the Internalional Brotherhood Welfare association with hobo shelters in 16 cities How was the son of a distin guished St Louis family and well educated His father the late James Howwas vice president and general manager of the Wa bash railroad His mothers father was James BucTianan Eads buildtir of Eads bridge across the Mississip pi river at St Louis The millionaire hobo studied n1 Harvard and later became a li censed physician altho he nev practiced He had been here only since Fri day Attendants at the hotel where he was stopping said he ill when he arrived Monday his condi tion became worse and he was re moved to n hospital His burly sent to Washington to be taken in charge by Louis How a brother NEW YORK July 23 industrials lead 2 to 8 points advance stock privilege issues most active and higher Curb Strong transAmerica rises 2 points Foreign Ster ling advances poor trade de mand Cuban selling Coffee Lower disappointing European markets CHICAGO large receipts and rain North Dakota bullish weekly weather report to higher LEEGEHLBACH LEADING DERBY Pilot of Little Rocket Is First to Land in Home City LITTLE ROCK Ark July 23 T Gehlbach piloting the Little Rocket Little Rock Ark entry was the first of the all American air derbyists to land here today from Cincinnati He came down at a m C S T Gehlhachs time between Cincin nati nnd Little Rock was three hours 54 minutes S3 seconds He made a stop at Evansvlllc Ind to refuel landing there at and taking off at R A Hosier Detroil was injured loday and his plane demolished when he crashed while attempting to take oft at Cincinnati This re duced tho field lo 11 Detroit Man First Mayor to Lose Job DETROIT July 23 Charles Bowles today was placed in the role of first mayor of Detroit to be recalled from office By a majority of 30056 out of 210770 votes cast he was called from the office ho has held for six months inyesterdays special elec tion after a bitter two weeks cam paign The vote wass For the re call 120803 against the recall SJ 907 To Hold Another Election As a result Detroit is on the threshold of another municipal election its third in little more than nine months Mayor Bowles who continues in office until his succes sor is elected and qualifies auto matically becomes a candidate for reelection No other candidates have yet announced Tho next election must bo hel 1 within 30 days after the result of Turn tn 1ncn 2 Column Some men may learn from the ant but not n married man He already knows how to be a nuisance in the Rapids Ga zette ROGER Carnall Wages Fist Fight With Constable in City Hall July 23 T J N Carnall was fined and osts today on a charge of assault nd battery filed by Constable Por cr Hartsough as the outgrowth of a ight between the two men in the ity hall corridor yesterday Judge Jay Cook before whom a oint hearing of the charges filed y each man against the other was clcl found Hartsough not guilty Mayor Carnall posted a S200 bond lending appeal of the case According to evidence agreed ipon by the two men they met in lie city hall corridor and the mayor asked Hartsough for the keys to the jity jail Hartsough said he did not lave them with him but would get hem later and give them to him Thru With City The mayor then Cold Hartsough j 10 was thru working for the city md Hartsough replied that it was ill right with him as he did not care to work foia bootlegger Harl sough had been employed as a spe cial policeman at band concerts be sides his duties as township con stable In the ensuing argument Hart sough is said to have used abusive language and to have crowded the mayor until the latter sturck him Reference Dulcs Hartsough said his reference to Carnall being a bootlegger dated hack to 1903 when Hartsough a state agent was said to have pur chased liquor from him illegally The evidence later was used to ob tain an indictment of maintaining a liquor nuisance against Carnall but the case was dropped later City employes wbo heard the argument from adjoining offices substantiated the testimony of the two men Judge Cook held that abusive language was no provoca tion for assault earthquake which ravaged southern Italy early this morning had reached 21 this afternoon with more than twice that number injured Tlircr sharp shocks were felt shortly aftci 1 oclock this morning Relief measures were immediate ly got under way by the govern ment Premier Mussolini lUmse ordering Senator Cremonesi with Red Cross train to the scr of the disaster Other rescue trains left for i Htricken area from Foggit helped remove the injured to n pital at Potcnza Probably Store Deiul There wan a probability death list would be mined buildings explored Stofani News Agency said hn hat the totd1 number of v would be found less than The violence of the tUret seven on the M indicated by the cY tions of seismograpliers thut had reached grade 10 on th scale the whole city of N would have boon destroyed Up to two oclock this afterr the United States consulate ha notice of any American victims Far Away The shocks were felt as far aiC as Anconn on the Adriatic cor and at Chieti Teramo nnd in tha Abruzzi region The panic In Naples was 1 creased when electricity wui e off the frantic inhabitants rush about in the darkness shouting crying Firemen police and fascist itiamcn quickly mobilized to rcsi order and collect thn casualties The panic reached its heigh I the jail where terrorized prison Turn to Incn 2 Tnlumn ST LOUIS PLAI IS STILL Ml OBrine and Jackson Sail c Into Their Third Day in Air ST LOUIS July 23 c durance plane Greater St Loui piloted by Forest OBrine and Dill Jackson hiuj been aloft 42 Hour lit a m today Ten refuelin contacts bad been made since Ihev took off from LambertSi Loui field at n m Monday Messages dropped by the flyei indicated that all was well Th motor is performing perfectly thin reported Jackson and OBrine who nim l regain the worlds record they fir merly held hope to remain up cr least 600 hours Gandhi Interview Brings No Promise From India Leaders j BOMBAY India July 23 V 111 OIJIIi i I I r T fanity girl posing as Indian princess 1 Kir Tej Bahadur Sapru aud M Jay BEVERLY KILLS Col July 23 The senate adjourned and here i what happened in J2 hours Woatlic turned cool market picked up fis started biting old man 97 year whipped his son r7 for using pro land by the way there is no such thing as an American Indian well she said she was a parachute jumper got up there got scared to jump and the pilot kicked her out I nominate him for the Nobel prize Marconi of a baby Hunter boys endurance flyers arrived here They laid over in Riverside GO miles away last night to rest up for trip in Yours nkar prominent Indian leadersihad a fivo hour conference with Malmt ma Gandhi Indian nationalist chief at Yeroda prison in Poona today for the purpose of seeking a settlement of the present civil disobedience campaign The interview took plice in the jail office with no other person present Neither Snpru nor Jayakar would make a statement when they left Ihe prison The two men recently obtained permission from Viceroy Frwin to visil Gandhi in the hope of ar ranging Kome kind of a compromise which would permit peace to i restored in India I IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Wednesday nnd Thursday Little chingi i temperature LOCAL STATISTICS j GlobeGazette weather figures I 21 hour period ending at B odo Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday Minimum la H At 8 A M Wednesday The temperature dropped to comfortable level Tuesday night bin by 8 oclock Wednesday morning it bad bounced back to n heigh i which Indicated another acorchei hffore evening
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