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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                Iowas Edited for the Home i XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS l HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 18 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL 01 vild spoil as Senate Seat Is Expensive Average Cost Rises Yearly Say Nye Figures By CHARLES P STEWART ASHIN GTON Aug 18 CPA Senatorial can didates cam pajgn expenses are running steadily to mon and more start ling figures as dug up by Sena tor Gerald P Nyes committc on investigation of the average current cost o seats in the up per house of con gress And thus far only nomination expenses h a i I been incurred While it is true that there are certain republicanly and democrati cally every onesided states where the nomination practically is the whole thing generally speaking election contests are decidedly more j expensive than primary fights I It would seem then to be a fair inference that the amounts already I spent to cinch nominations were Itnflmg compared with the sums Ilikely to be spent electioneering be Hween now and November JTTOWEVER the really surprising feature of the situation is the Countrys apparent indifference to the evidenly rapidly increasing use of money in politics at primaries and regular elections alike A few years ago Truman N New derry of Michigan was so roundly censured that in mortification he I resigned his toga because of what was then considered the excessive of his senate tho the total was a little short of 5200 Today senate primary expendi of twice thrice and even five I is mentioned as if Jr were of ao conse 7Snce probaCfy much heav electioneering costs still to Ipe sure as thoroly scandal to relate in many f jjstluential quarters there actually is ijn attitude of undisguised im toward him as unduly finding in ILLUSTRATIVELY public sent mcnt appears to have been lis Jinctly against him in connection frith his inquiry into Representative jluth Hann McCormicks expendl j Turn to PUBO 8 Cnlumn lAINrWAiDS IN IOWA kattered Parts of State Re ceive Fairly Heavy Downpours I DES MOINES Aug 18 ibservers today ascribed inestimable Jenefits to a rainfall that yesterday ell in scattered parts of Iowa rang pg from traces In the central and buthern parts to 2 inches at Storm take Dodge farmers today esti Fated that 118 inches of moisture Sere Sunday had Increased corn Reduction 10 bushels an acre for late variety Damage toearly Trn was checked crop observers Sorted Pastures likewise were Sed jAt Hawarden a 54 day drought is broken Sunday morning In Bluffs city streets were fwoded and electric light service Turn o Pugo i Column 4 SfMINT MET By Robert Quillen Theres no dense in bein wasteful If youve got some thin you dont know what do with you can hang it in a closet or use it in a LIME CREEK NO 268 Thornburg Headsjiroup to Study Drought Relief HAMMILL HOME FROM MEETING AT WASHINGTON Governor Will Appoint 4 Others to Sit on Board MOINES Aug 18 retary of Agriculture Mark G Thornburg will head a committee of five persons to consider the drought situation in Iowa Gov John Ham mill said today The governor returned this morn ing from Washington where he hac attended the conference of 12 gover nors with President Hoover H summoned Secretary Thornburg t hla office and they began making plans at once for the operation o the Iowa board Farmer to Be Named A banker a businessman t farmer and another member prob ably a stock feeder or dealer wil be appointed to the committee the governor said He expects to name them as soon as possible to start the board functioning Trie committees principal work Lhe governor pointed out will be to try to connect cattle raisers with farmers who have a surplus of grai for feed He said that Iowa has enough feed for all its livestock but that the presidents conference Jhowed that some oOw Will Urge Purchases Iowa farmers will be urged by the committee to purchase stock which western raisers are sacrificing Sec Thornburg told the governor iat farmers are finding that a ration of one third corn one thirc wheat and one third oats is provin satisfactory for young stock This state stands in no iieod for Red Cross relief because of the drought the governor said Federal officials predict that Iowas corn crop will be about 30 per cent below lormal he said but expressed the elief that while some individual armers would suffer the state as a whole will not receive large losses Markets at a Glance AUGUST 18 NEW YORK amusement shares fall 3 points several rails and utilities touch new highs utilities frac lonally lower Foreign exchanges Irregular Spanish peseta touches new low be ore recovering weak foreign markets Cuban support lower Brazilian markets CHICAGO larger receipts and good weather good rains and weak cash markets to higher MURDER CHARGE WILL BE FILED EmiJ Allis 17 Farm Youth Confesses to Shooting Father BLUE EARTH Aug Allls 17 farm boy is in the county jail here awaiting trial at which it is planned by county officials to prefer a charge of first degree mur der against him He confessed to the shooting of hig father with a 12 guage shotgun Friday Thd boy said he shot his father Amos Allls 56 because he was always picking on me Both the boy and his father had been drink ing in Minnesota Lake a small town near the farm previous to the shooting Emil had used the car while the family was in town He was late in getting back to their set meeting place and the father had abused him all the way home he said Will Rogers TAHOB TAVERN Cal Aug you want to read the most beautiful things thats been written in years It is not a lie its not an editorial its a will You wouldnt think that so much love for a 1 1 mankind could be so practically ex pressed as It is in of exSenator Phelan of Frisco Most of you will only read that he left Helen Wills 520000 but get a paper with a copy of the entire will and you will say there is a man that wanted to do some good For pure charity and toler ance toward all races and creeds its a masterpiece It makes me feel ashamed that I ever knocked a senator Yours WILL ROGERS FLYERS DID NOT TAKE IN ENOUGH AYS MANAG St Louis Pilots Give Another Reason for Landing ST LOUIS Aug 18 Jackson and Forest OBrine were back to earth today after complet ing the longest sustained flight in history Conflicting versions of what c brot the sturdy monoplane Greater St Louis back to ground were given by the flyera and their manager The pilots said they landed be cause of a break in the crankcase of the motor William Pickcns manager of Jackson and OBrine said they landed because of lack of financial returns Started Missing The Greater St Louis touched ground at LambertSt Louis field at a m C S T yesterday after having spent 647 hours 28 minutes and 30 seconds cruising over the field They lacked but 31 minutes of having been aloft 27 days Their new record exceeds that of John and Kenneth Hunter by 93 and 47 minutes but lacks 253 hours 31 minutes and 30 seconds of the flyers goal of 1000 The end of the flight the only comeback endurance flight on rec ord was abrupt and unexpected Turn to TBKC 4 Column Some 100 Per Gent Americans Call on An Editor TN THIS PICTURE taken in the back yard of the JW F Muse cottage at Clear Lake Mr Muse is shown shaking hands with Chief Eagleneck of the OmahaWinnebnjro Indian reservation at Decatur Nebr The GlobeGazettes editor has iust accepted an invitation to go to Forest City Monday forenoon and be made Chief InSpawadumbn which In the Indian tonfrue means Eye Observing Dr F G Colby shown In the center of the nicturc has just introduced the two Beneath their hands the pic ture Is younsr Thomas Morris and back of Dr Col Ilcturc by Wright Studio by on her knees is Margaret Wlittc Others in tlie picture reading from left to right arc Ida Diolc Hnrdhcnrt Mrs M M McCauIcy official inter preter for tho Winnclmgos Henry Morris Paul Fre mont Joe Hurdheart Henry Blackbird 02 your old scout of tho Civil war Logan Dick Hirdhcart imU Stafford Blackbird At Mr Muses feet is tlie tom tom which was drummed lustily by the ehlefs lur ing the concert which precedid and followed the formal Invitational ceremony details of which arc given in a story on page 5 Unearth Plot Against Life of Governor JACKSONVILLE Fla Aug 18 O Eberhardt publisher of Tallahassee Frank Rails a for mer political worker and Henry lalsema a real estate operator of acksonville were formally charged vith a conspiracy to procure the issassination of Governor Doyle E Carlton in warrants issued here to day All were arrested Saturday night jut no announcement was made by authorities until last night Sheriff Cahoon said he would not divulge details of the case until the trial Reports were the matter had been aid before the department of jus tice Attorneys quoted the three men as saying they were ignorant of the alleged plot Governor Carlton in Pensacola said This has not come as a com ilete surprise to me I have known he investigation has been under way for several days Hoover Goes Back to His Relief Work WOMEN FLYERS WINGING EAST California Girl Lands in Lead Schneider Near ing Goal CALEXICO Cal Aug 18 VIrs Gladys ODonnell Long Beach Cal was the first of six women flyers to land here today on the sec ond lap of the air derby from Long Beach to Chicago Mrs ODonnell anded at making the trip from San Diego In Mrs ODonnell was followed by Vliss Marjorie Doig of Danbury 7onn who landed at a m 15 minutes after the takeoff Miss Barron Hollywood finished hird at a m min utes after her takeoff Is Near California HOLBROOK Ariz Aug 18 Schneider 18 year old jun or transcontinental flight record ontcnder left here at oclock i m C S T today after a stop if two hours enroute from Albu uerque to Los Angeles He re ueled and said he expected to reach Angeles In four and a half sours Recreation Has Small Part in WeekEnd at Camp WASHINGTON Aug is Supervision of the drought relief machinery now in the making en gaged the attention of President Hoover today after a weekend at his Virginia camp in which recrea tion played small part Even the presence of Col Charles A Lindbergh among the guests at the mountain lodge was made by the president an occasion for more study of the aviation in dustrys needs and of the govern ment air service structure The drought problem which en gaged his attention almost ex clusively last week followed him on the outing in conferences with Sec retary Hyde and Chairman Legge of the farm board The state organiza tions for relief of their stricken farm populations are expected by the president to be functioning in a short time and he wants the federal agencies ready to give them imme diate cooperation The national craze for miniature golf has extended to the Rapidan camp A trick layout built by the Marine guards about a mile from the retreat tempted Allan Hoover the presidents youngest son and several other guests to try their skin Only Colonel Lindbergh could not be drawn away from a small landing field which has been de veloped nearby for the receipt of air mail from Washington The conferences on the aviation situation developed that President Hoover isanxious to have the in dustry stimulated He is particu larly interested in air mail expan sion and closer cooperation between th2 government and aviation con cerns Booth Tarklngton is quoted as aying men will go without shirts iy 1880 Happy day Think of oing 50 years without another market Review Postoffice Cashier Brot to Sioux City to Answer Charges SIOUX CITY Aug 18 M Holt Sioux City postoffice cash ier who la accused of absconding Aug 4 with about of post office funds was returned to Sioux City today to face charges of em bezzlement Holt is expected to plead guilty to a charge of embezzlement when he Is brot to trial during the Sep tember term of court The maximum penalty for the offense is 10 yeari imprisonment and a fine equal to the amount of the defalcation Perry Negro Is Charged With First Degree Murder SIOUX CITY Aug 18 charge of first degree murder was filed today against Earl Perry 37 year old Negro as a result of tlie fatal shooting early Sunday morn ng of Ed Britt 43 well known lab or leader On his deathbed Britt told his version of the fatal shooting to As sistant County Attorney H R Ken aston Britt maintained that he had gone from his nearby home to re monstrate with Perry that the crowd about the resort was too noisy He said that Perry met him at the door and had shot him the bullet entering his abdomen He died four hours after the shooting Before he fell Britt averred he had fired at Perry the bullet enter ing the leg Whereas Britt insisted that he had fired only once Merle arter Perrys employe said he had discharged his weapon twice Perrys version of the affray was diametric to Britts Perry told the assistant county attorney that Britt iiad been causing him trouble To mere than a fortnight He declared that the labor leader had come to his place of business early in the evening had ordered him to close up the establishment and then brandished a revolver when asked to leave The two grappled on the steps of the resort Perry said and Perry had wrested the weapon from Britt after thj later had shot twice Customers in the shack sustained Perryj story but police claimed evi dence to prove that two guns had figured in the shooting Indications Point to Ames Enrollment Gain Aug indica lives are that Iowa State college may have an Increase this fall in tht number of new enrolled according to figures compiled by J R Sage registrar Mr Sage finds hat the number new students vho have applied and been granted lermission to enroll is 10 per cent Creator at the present time than at ho same date a year ago Engin ering home economics and veterin iry medicine show the greatest in reases to date The agricultural di to date shows about the same number of new students admitted was a year ago Hob Oil Station CHARLES CITY Aiig IS Two youths with a gun robbed an il station of last night Police aid they had clews to their identitv Two Towns in Programs for Song Writer Groups From 11 States Present at Memorial Anniversary FREDERICKSBURG Aug The memory of Dr W S Pitts composer the song The Little Brown Church in the Wildwood was honored by 3000 persons here and at the Little Brown church near Nashua yesterday Families were present from 11 states to honor the memory of the doctorsinger who had been born 100 years before Included in the crowd were former friends and stu dents of Dr Pitts and olhcrs who had been married in the Little Brown Church in the Vale which achieved national fame and tradi tion thru the song written long ago 1ioncers Present The only close relative of Dr Pitts in attendance was Frank Wheeler Clarion a stepson Dr Pitts and his wife lived with Mr Wheeler for a time after his retire ment from practice at Fredericks burg previous to moving to New York Others present who remembered the venerable songwriter were G C Perkins Nashua who was in the group which first sang the song in public in the Little Brown Church Dr Jacob Brownell Ashland col lege Ashland WIs who attended the old Bradford academy and 1 A Bapham DCS Moines who taught with Dr Pitts in the Bradford academy Hold Four Programs Another interested visitor was S H Van Gordon Wisconsin who had known and worked with Dr Pitts in Fredericksburg during the early days The memorial services were di vided into four parts A service was held at the grave of Dr Pitts in the Turn to TnKft 4 fnlllnin ACCIDENT 40 Are Taken in Dry Raid in South Dakota RAPID CITY S Dak Aug IS persons were taken to Doadwood today for arraignment before United States Commissioner Francis J Parker following what E L Senn deputy prohibition ad ministrator termed The biggest dry raid ever conducted in South Dakota Kinstelns theory that space is the only Important thing was discov ered by newspaper business offices many years World Body of Milton Crow 73 Is Taken to Coon Rapids CUNBRAL services for Milton D F Crow 73 years of age Audu bont who died of injuries receivcc in nn auto accident between Mason City and Clear Lake will be held Tuesday afternoon at Coon Rapids Tho body was taken to Coon Rap dn Monday morning by way of the Milwaukee railroad Mrs Phil Hanson St Paul who van nlso injured in tho accident Is confined to Park hospital for treat ment Her condition is not consid ered serioun by physicians Tho accident occurred two miles vest Memorial park cemetery on lio Clear Lake road early Saturday evening Mr Crow wan riding In ho rear seat of a car driven by Mr lanson This automobile was icaded east Collide With Truck Jim Amundson Clear Lake was riving a truck belonging to the Jlear Lake bakery and was going vest He turned out behind a hay to pass it and then saw a line autos in front of tho hayrack vhich made it impossible to pass ho wagon The Hanson car was coming from thci opposite direction and It and thn bakery truck collided sideways This caused tho Mnson City car to swerve into a ditch and it landed upside down A wheel of the truck wan damaged Tho Hanson auto wan badly damaged Mr Crow and Mrs Hanson were then brot to a local hospital Mr Crow wan conscious when reached the hospital but was suf fering chest injuries These Internal injuries were fatal and he died about 6 oclock Sunday morning Stifferr Brain Concussion Mrs Hanson who was a niece of Mr Crow suffered concussion of Turn In Tuco 4 Column Schneider Expects to Finish Attempt for Flight Record ALBUQUILRQUE N M Aug IS Schneider 18 year old pilot attempting to set a new junior transcontinental flight record left Albuquerque at a m C S T today for Los Angeles expecting to finish his flight from New York without another stop Former S U I Student to Be Algona Dentist ALGONA Aug Claire D Schoop Sheldon opened his dent al office formerly accupied by the late Dr W E Cain today Dr Schoop was graduated this spring from the dental college at the Uni versity of Iowa While there he was head cheer leader of Iowa rooters at all athletic event DRUMS BEAT AS RITES ARE HELD AT FOREST CITY vVinnebago Is Name of Stream Muse Made Chief OREST CITY Aug ported by the authority of 29 Vinnebago Indians who lined its mnks Lime creek this forenoon vent back to the name it bore vhen fathers of these original Americans hunted and fished In its road valley It is to be WInnebago iver from now on This rechristening ceremony limaxed the forenoon program of he second day of Winnebago ountys diamond jubilee Some 3000 crsons arranged themselves along he west bank of the little stream the dam east of Forest City and vatched the rites conducted on the pposlte bank Shortly after 11 oclock the slow ieat of a drum sounded from out f the woodland The tempo In reased and soon a line of chanting ndians came into view from among he trees They approached the streams edge and stopped Drums Begin Beating Three drummers headed by Joe lIardheart whose father knew North Iowa before the white settlers arrived began beating a spirited number and the other Indians all in vivid war paint and plumage be gan warming up In a long line par allel with the stream they pranced Gradually the music developed into a crescendo and Chief Eaglcneck led out into a circle A war dance was under way At tho chiefs command the dancingbaited and he began his address Slowly ho talked and in low tone with Mrs Mary Mitchell Mc Cauley interpreting before a micro phone each phrase as it was fln shed To our fathers ho declared this stream was known as the Win icbago It Is our wish that it shout go back to that name Into Stream With a tiny wooden bowl h2 ippcd into tho steam and pre ented the filled receptacle to Prof i H Pammcl of Amej former icmber of tho Hoard oil conserva ion Professor Pummel spoke elo uently of the contribution made y the American Indians to the auso of outdoor life and concluded Turn o Inco 4 Column Mississippi Governor Heads Tourist Party DULUTH Aug 18 overnor Dennis Murphreo of Mis issippi will head a delegation of bout 200 residents of that state nto Duluth Wednesday on the ixth annual tour of tho Know Hssissippi Better train The Mls issippi visitors will be taken on an utomobile tour of the city and a oat ride around tho DuluthSuper or harbor The special train which vill arrive here from Winnipeg will eave Duluth for Eau Claire Mil vaukeo and Chicago cnrouto to Mississippi Tho tour started from ackson Miss Aug 7 Wea IOWA WEATHER Tartly cloudy probably show ers in west portion Monday night or Tuesday not much cliungc in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Innday morning Maximum Sunday 82 Minimum In Night 55 At H A M Monday fi2 Figures for like period ending at ocock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 83 Minimum In Night 03 Truce of Rain   

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