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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                H C R H 1 3 E IS A A if T D T Or 10 A or S UO MJES I A 7owas for Me ffome VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOIITH 1OWANS WE1GHBOKS EDITION Candidates Make Fight Political Winds Blow Hot as Campaigns Start By CHAKIES P STEWAItT ASHINGTON July 24 CPA The political winds will begin to blow hot and p heavy soon after the first of Au gust Nationally speaking sena torial nomina tions furnish the easiest index to read the barom eter by Nomina tions of represen tatives are too numerous to keep track of them After elec studied not much but a mere hodgepodsre How CVeHrfllle 3l States whete senate candidates are being chosen two in Kansas are not impossibly dis to watch as the primaries Still they will come prettv fast for awhile The end of July disposes of an even dozen beginning with Illinois on April 8 when theSucker state democracy named James Hamilton Lewis as its preference to succeed Senator Charles S Deneen while R P Picked Representative Ruth Hanna Deneen going into the discard Thus each party has 23 selections to make for the upper house of con gress between Aug 1 and midSep mighty hectic period a TRUE this is an off pol iticians speak of years when senators and representatives are to be elected but hot a president Off years generally are rather tame but occasionally there is an exception when there seems to be some chance that the party of the president already in office will lose control of congress or even one of its houses Naturally no president years with a conr hands which Is out of ipathy with him he republican leaders pooh pooh idea that President Hoover faces any such danger but the democratic leaders inaist that he does de cidedlj T A MONG the states where senate primaries already have been held it may be taken for granted that the administration is fairly well Turn to IaRO 17 Column 1 NEWKYCAUSE OF GQODELL FIRE Vic Scatlander Barn Is De stroyed by Blaze in Afternoon GOODELL July be lieve to have orginated from com bustion of newly made hay de stroyed a large barn a machine shed containing a large amount of machinery and an automobile 800 bushels of corn three calves and some new hay on the Vic Scatland er farm five mlies southeast of here this afternoon When the blaze was discovered by members of the family a call was put into the fire department in Belomd The firemen succeded in savingthe remainder of the faullci ings on the farm but were unable to cope with the furancellke barn or machine shed The full amount of damages has not been estimated What a world Many societies to prevent operating on dogs and not a one to prevent the useless deUon silingof Times AUNT MET By Robert CJuilien I like puity floors like Mary Janes but Id hate to have my children trained so theyd hop from rug to rug out in public TREATY SURE OF EARLY PASSAGE BY PARLIAMENT Formality of Third Read ing All Needed Japan Remains r ONDON July 24 house of commons last night adopted on second reading the bill embody ing legislation on the London naval treaty thus virtually insuring that it will be enacted A third and final reading will fol low but that largely is a formality as action on the second stage Is con sidered the equivalent to ratifica tion In the meantime the bill has been referred to the committee of the whole where only routine action is regarded as likely Only Japan Jft When Ihe measure is officially adopted on third reading the treaty will have been ratified by two o the signatories as the United States senate approved it this week Onlj Japan is yet debating The naval treaty was signed b the British government and would be binding in any case but C G Ammon parliamentary secretary ol the admiralty explained in urging approvallast nightthat supporting necessary to give fullvhjgal in quarters other than governmental Contains Alterations The legislation also contains al terations of agreements Great Britain made in the act enforcing the Washington naval treaty oi 1922 Those were provisions for bidding the building of certain types of war vessels superseded by clauses in the London document this year Some criticism of the contents of the treaty was heard but govern ment spokesmen observed that the commons need not waste time in criticism as it could not amend the pact if it wished Decision to Be Made in Mount Pleasant Arson MT PLEASANT July 24 in justice of Peace G W Laird will make a decision shortly on the hear ing of arson charges against PRESIDENT HOOVER SIGNS NAVAL TREATY Bessie King owner of a furniture store and George Brown clerk which were concluded yesterday The hearing was to determine if the pair would be bound over to the grand jury Mrs King and Brown were alleged to have burned the store July 6 They maintained yesterday that they knew nothing about the fire until informed by Night Marshal Albert Yocum Slight Damage Done by Bomb Set in Apartment CHICAGO July 24 68 family apartment building in Rogers park was bombed late late night but damage wag slight The entire residential area however was rocked by the explosion The bomb had been planted in the doorway of a cleaning and dyeing shop PrCSS ns the London naval treaty President Sectary stimson vici right President Hoover t3 seated Sumson and Secretary Adams Senator Reed is at the extreme CASE OF HUSTON JO BOTTLED Chairman of Committee I Expected to Make Statement WASHINGTON July 24 LTl Republican politicians said toda that definite developments were ex pected tomorrow in the case o Claudius Huston who has been ex pected to quit as republican na tional chairman for some time James Francis Burke committe counsel and Joseph R Nutt it treasurer hastened to New Yorl yesterday and saw Huston The came back and talked with Presi dent Hoover today Afterwards it was understood that Mr Huston expected to come to Washington tonight or tomorrow to make his delayed announcement We can say nothing1 said Burke after his departure from th white house However we are confiden things will work out to the best in terest of all concerned very quickli Everyone expects Huston to re sign but how it is to be brot about s the problem He has told the party leaders if he gets out he wants to get out at his own will Consequently it is believed that when he returns to Washington Mr Huston will announce he is calling the executive committee together This will leave him free to resign at his own pleasure probably late n August or early September To Speak at Andrew MAQUOKETA July 14 ator Dan Steck and Dan Turner epublican nominee for governor vill be speakers at the annual re union of Jackson county American Legion posts August 21 at Andrew Turner Is a Spanish war veteran and Steck former commander of the mva department of the legion 10 Newspapermen Asked to Appear Before Jury Investigation of cago Crime Situa tion Continued CHICAGO July newspapermen two 24 Ten police officers and the corporation counsel of Chi cago were asked today to appear before the grand jury in pursuance of its investigation of crime and racketeering The grand jury began the inquiry in its own initiative Tuesday with a hearing of the story of Harry T Brundidge St Louis newspaper man who related what he had learn ed of the local situation by his own investigation No formal subpoenaes were is sued instead the grand jurors sent telephone invitations to the 13 men ITiirn In Innc 0 Column 3 25 GALLON STILL GOT BY AGENTS Alex Djuran Arrested on Charge of Making In toxicants A raid by county state and fed eral agents resulted in the arrest Wednesday afternoon of Alex Djuran nine miles southeast of Mason City led to the seizure of 25 gallon still 50 gallons of mash and 35 bottles of home brew The still stood in the pump house on the farm while the mash was in the chicken house Djuran was arrested and placed in jail on the charge of manufactur ing 44 Are Saved From Chinese rZoneof War FOOCHOW China July 24 D American and 23 British missionaries who have been marooned in the Chinese war zone were rescued and brot here last night by John J Muccio of the American consulate and British Consul Martin Two others whose rescue was ex pected are still held They are Miss E J Harrison and Miss Edith Net tleton English missionaries who were captured three weeks ago by bandits near Chungan in Fukien The missionaries were held about 100 miles up the Min river from Foochow and the consuls made the trip by boat after being promised safe conduct Turn In thru the battle lines II Column 31 WOMAN FOUND TO BE INSANE Killer of Husband Sent to State Hospital at Anamosa ROCKWELL CITY July 24 Judge M E Hutchinson today sen tenced Mrs Joe Swanson of Farn hamville who confessed she shot and killed her husband to the state hospital for criminal insane at Ana mosa Sheriff John D e 1 I I n g e r planned to take her to Anamosa this afternoon Attorneys for Mrs Swanson en tered a plea of not guilty to a first degree murder charge and Judge Hutchinson ordered an immediate sanity trial Swanson was shot as he lay in bed Sunday Former North lowan Is Sec ond in American Air Derby MUNICIPAL AIRPORT HOUS TON July Quimby for mer Nora Springs resident is still second to Lee Gehlbacli in the na tional air derby These two flyers formed the vanguard of the squad ron which arrived here today v Gchlbach arrived here from Littlul Moines Large Crowd Witnesses Parading Units of I 0 0 F election of officers and the adoptionof a new constitution that would make for great uniform ity in the administration of the af fairs of the organizations took place at the Thursday morning session of Ancient and Mystic Order of Sam aritans at the I O O F hall Thursdays events which includes degree work in the evemng will bring the convention to a close The election placed R A Wilkin son of Cedar Rapids at the head of the fairs of the organization as pres ident Other officers elected were H B Davis DCS Moines first vice presi dent J c Robinson Mason City second vice president A P Ball Ames third vice president and O G Grandqnist Des Moines treas urer J M HazJetl Mason City was elected secretary pro tempore until the legislative committee of the or ganization fuctions Appoints Committee The state association appointed a cdDiposefiof Mr Wil kinson Ed Gashel Mason City and Williamiietts Mason City to carry greetings from the Samaritan or ganization to the state convention of the Ladies of the Orient who were meeting in the Chamber of Commerce hall The Ladies of the Orient also sent a delegation to the Samaritan meeting The convention appointed a com mittee on resolutions composed of W C Robinson DCS Moines Mr Ball Ames and C M Pcabody DCS First Ships to Fly Here Next Sunday Eagle Airlines Inc to Operate Service to Minneapolis CITY is to be made a irl stopping point on a new mi transport iipe which is beginning service between Kansas City and Minneapolis Minn The first ships will fly the route Sunday planes leaving Fairfax air port Kansas City Kans and Wold Chamberlain field Minneapolis si multaneously nt oclock in the morning Trips thereafter will be mado daily The first plane the new line which is operated by Eagle Airlines Tnc a subsidiary of the American Eagle Aircraft corporation Kansas City landed at American Legion Airport shortly before noon Thurs day It was piloted by T E Bnwcn chief pilot for the new line and car ried as passengers Erie H Smith a vice president of the American Eagle company and manager of tbc new transportation line W P Brlggs coptlot and K P Bowcn To Usn Wfrnalfi Mr Smith explained that the stop Thursday was to make arrange ments for the placing of signals on TOTAL IN Army at Work in Stricken Mountain Provinces By AlfDKUE HERDING A VELLINO Italy July 24 Stunned by Wednesdays de vastating earllKjuake which already is known to have taken more than 2000 lives with the possibility that the death roll will go to over 3000 Italy today set in motion a vast re lief army thnt was penetrating into the recesses of the stricken moun tain provinces With the death roll in the prov ince of Avellino officially placed at lCOY Instead of the previously an nounced 1302 fears were growing Torn to Column Rock a distance of 400 miles in Quimbys time was Quimby is flying a Monocoupc from Molmc III while Gchtbach is fly ng a Little Rock plane entered by the city of Little Rock in the derby Coming from Cincinnati Geht tach streaked in ahead of Quimbv iy 20 minutes In spite of the fact hat he had experienced a forced landing Quimby made the distance m The new constitution drawn up by a committee made up of H B Davis W F Hinkle and J M Hazlett provided that the State Association of A M O S shall have the right to levy a per capita tax of in cents at each an nual session to defray the expenses Turn In Incn n nlumn LOCAL GIRL THERE Miss Doris niarhlcy 121 Con necticut uvcnuo southeast Ir traveling in Furopi with a pury of students from the Uni versity ot Town miliuVnn Helen Clark Ues Moines lnnc Boul ton Cedar Knpiilri mid Mary Ueymcr Idaho nil Knppa Kap pa fimnnui sisters sche duled to in Naples duy morning when the ctrth quako occnred according to Miss Rlarkleys father J E E Markley No word Ims been re Wttq tpr Injured lifTthb catastrophe IS KNOWN HERE Quimby is remembered by air fans in Mason City as one of the stunt flyers with the airmen on the 1930 air tour He was flying a Monocoupe in the circus at the American Legion airport on June 21 when the tour reached Mason City ROGERS BEVERLY HILLS Cal July 21 we got the treaty signed v for the limitation of naval ves els so we can settle down to steady uilding You see you must build etwcen these various conferences Otherwise you have nothing to sink hen you meet You hold a confer nce and decide to sink some vessels hat would sink themselves if the onference was postponed for an ther year England is to sink three attleships that competed against le Spanish Armada Japar is rais ng two that the Russians sunk and reFink them for the treaty and he weeklies We are building two ink Yours mo UeNtulit Trio Who Robbed Iowa Bank Is Chased by County Officers WALFORD July 24 men who robbed the Walford Sav ings bank this morning were be lieved at noon to be headed toward Waterloo Seth Larson Walford garage proprietor followed the bandits au tomobile and said he was within a half mile of it at one time He be lieved they turned off the Lincoln highway west of Cedar RapTds to a dirt road leading north which would bring them to a paved roan near Vinton Larson gave up the chase but Ce dar Rapids and Linn county offi cials continued in pursuit of the car which is thot to have carried a Linn county license Markets at a Glance Now York U S industrial al cohol breaks sharply prime investment issues continue upward leaders droop in dull trading Foreign ster ling and French franc sag beneficial rains central belt lower spot market trade selling Chicago favorable weather and easiness Winnipeg bullish crop and weather news Charges of Racketeering and Blackmail Are Refuted July 21 Oakman 70 year old millionaire builder and politician came to the defense today of Jerry Buckley slain radio announcer Oakman found by reporters cruising on his yacht in Canadian waters denounced characterizations of Buckley as a racketeer and blackmailer and called him a sin cere foe of the underworld interests he opposed in his talks from sta tion WMBC Oakman helped to elect Charles Bowles mayor last fall then broke with him and aided the campaign which culminated in his recall Tuesday The reward offered for the cap ture and conviction of Buckleys slayers was increased to 57500 today by the offer of by the Detroit Times The council yesterday offered n reward of 5r000 while Jamey E Chcmot prosecuting attorney plans to ask the board of county auditors to post an additional reward of an other Extorted From IJootlcggers DETROIT July 24 poor people who considered Jerry J Turn lo THRU 0 Column that the number of dead thruout the earthquake area might be exceeded on a rechcckingof bodies Unofficial reports in fact said that 3025 bodies had been extracted from the ruins thruout the stricken territory An Injured Latest official estimates place 1m number of injured at 4204 in the S5 cities and hamlets in the six provinces most seriously affected by the earth shock whicli tins de veloped into the greatest quake dis aster since the Messina tragedy of ions Prefect Vicirlomini late today told the correspondent for the Associated Press that the earlier official esti mate of 1302 deaths in the province of Avellino had risen this evening to 3007 bringing the total officially listed dead up to lnoa The town of Avcllino high up In the Appenine mountains and the most stricken of the countryside was given over all day to funerals The absence of tolling church bells was striking But the church belfries were so shaken by the quake that their sextons did not dare to ring them and tragic processions wound their way thru streets still filled with debris and rubble Relatives Frantic Relatives of those in the danger zone were frantically trying to get Turn lo IM Republicans Renominate Supreme Court Justices Boys Club Work Being Sponsored in Butler ALLISON July Agent John Mullins is busy with boys 1H club work Judging tours and contests will be sponsored among all 1H clut organizations A team will be selected a short time before the state fair and this team will represent Butler county at the state contest nt Dos Moines Convention By THEODORE F KOOP Associated tresa Staff Writer DES MOIN135 July 24 gates to the republican judicial convention today took only 45 min utes to renominate justices Edgar A Morling of Emnictsburg Elma G Albert of Jefferson and John M Grimm of Cedar Rapids for six year the Iowa supreme court terms on bench The convention transacted its routine business in record time After hearing the keynote address of George E Hise of DCS Moincs president of the Iowa I3ar associa tion and temporary chairman the rules were suspended committee Turn lo Tnsc r Column J i GLOOMY ON 4TH DAY UP St Louis Pilots Take on Ex tra Fuel as Storm Threatens ST LOUIS July 24 clouds threatened today aa Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine began their fourth day of sustained flight in an effort to recapture the refucl ing endurance record so they took on an extra supply of gasoline in an ticipation of a had day They started their fourth day at a m C S T when they had been up 72 hours Their plane the Greater St Louis was functioning perfectly IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Thursday night and Friday possihly becoming imsetlleil Friday In the north portion Not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday Minimum In Night in At A M Thursday 78 Trace iif precipitation A slight sprinkle Wednesday afternoon gave Mason Cityans n basis for hope that the rainless per iod nmv in its third week might soon be ended Thursday mornings 8 oclock temperature was 2 de grees higher than that nc the prev ious morning an indication that the days maximum would probably pass the 90 rnnrk Wednesdays maxi mum fell 1 decree short of that At oclock Thursdiy afternoon mercury hail hit the r mnrk   

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