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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 28, 1930, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home II 13 KL M G nil I OF IOWA VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS Corn Borer Is Smart Pest Is Decidedly Ingenious Says Expert By CHARLES P STEWART A SHINGTON Aug 28 CPA tho he is the corn boivjr to give him his due is smart That is he seems exception ally ingenious fin an insect The depart ment of agricul tures bureau of entomology bugs has been much impressec by the Creatures cleverness i n adapting himself to the difficult living conditions created for his species by the re cent hot dry weather In this respect he has the boll weevil completely outclassed The borer and the weevil alike re quire a good bit of humidity Whereas the weevil however did not know what to do about it when the cotton country experienced an unusually arid summer a few years ago and consequently perished in qitintillions probably at least as many as the borer took measx ures early in the corn belts 1930 growing season to make the utmost of the ensuing couple of mouths moisture supply and apparently has come thru the drought in prettv fair shape J IT is true that Associate Chief A L Quaintance of the entomology bureau docs not speak of the borers Turn In rnstn J Column 2 EXAWANG LORDS LAWYER Counsel Has Inning in Probe of Murder HOME EDITION UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPILUAlhJIMTAL SKKVICUMA 977 JN Vji Hawks Record in Practice JACKSONVILLE Fla Aug 28 C Giblin of Miami an attorney for Scarface A Ca pone testified today at a prelimi nary hearing for three men charged a conspiracy to assassinate Gov Doyle E Carlton that he had not heard Fred O Eberhardt one of the defendants say anything about a murder plot Giblin who related yesterday how he playeci the role of an in vestigator to prevent the assasina tton said neither had he heard Henry Halsema another defendant Hay anything about a plot In fact said Giblin who was under cross CXT animation he never saw Hnlsema at all until after the arrests Giblin said he bought liquor for a conference and told Frank Rails he had a plan to got control of gambling in Miami if the governor would remove the present sheriff He said he would be willing to pay 5100000 but that he supposed noth ing could be done until after the 1D32 election Giblin said Rails told him he knew of three men who were sore with the governor and ready to bump him off At at a further meeting Giblin said Kails told him it had been planned by those three men to pay a gunman 57500 Countess to Go Home SIOUX CITY Aug 28 torneys received word from Emily Del Rosa De Kicimal selfstyled Austrian countess that she plan ned to return to her native country following her release from jail in Omaha She was arrested on fraud ulent check charged AUNT MET By Robert Quillcn Id father be mean my self an think my neighbors fit to associate with than to be as good as Sallie Lou an live with folks as rotten as everbocly seems to her FLYER TUNES UP FOR LABOR DAY THOMPSON RACE Lindberghs Arrive for Chicago National Classic BULLETIN CURTISS REYNOLDS AIR PORT CHICAGO Aug 28 Charles Lindbergh and his wife landed here ivt 3 p m to attend tho national air races pURTISSREYNOLDS AIRPORT Chicago Aug 28 Frank M Hawks holder of the Lranscontinental speed records across the United States flew his ravelair special Wright motored nonoplane thru a drizzling rain at the national air racestoday in the practice for the Thompson irophy race and was clocked unof ficially at between 270 and 275 miles an hour The U S record is 265 miles an hour Captain Hawks picked an early lour for the flight and the stands vere deserted He clocked his own speed accurately but declined to let t be known The Thompson trophy race is to e run nefxt Labor day and many amous pilots are expected to start The distance will be 100 miles 20 aps around the course and any type t planewith any sort of motor is ligible First Prize 55000 The entrants may also equip their motors with super charges or spe cial fuels First prize is sec ond and third The rain stopped before the start of the days program The army air corps introduced an innovation today when Lieut Ar thur Innes directed a squadron of army bombers from the ground by radio His directions were heard by Columbia radio listeners and the spectators as well as by the pilots in the planes Capt Henry Pascale commanding officer of the bombers led the squadron thru the directed maneuvers To complete the demonstration an announcer in an army radio plane piloted by Lieut Robert 3 Column 1 WORTH FAIR IS WELL ATTENDED Mason City Drum Corps on Program Stock Is Being Judged NORTHWOOD Aug erable interest is being evinced among the crowds at the annual worth county fair in the judging of the livestock exhibits which will be completed today Attendance yesterday the first day of the fair was good C H Dwelle the organiza tion states and a still larger crowd is expected today One of the fea tured attractions this afternoon be sides the regular program of free acts were to be a series of horse running races Lake Mills and Emmons Minn baseball ninss will clash in the fair grounds diamond ir the second of the series of games being sponsored by the fair buard Yesterday Swale dale defeated the Carpenter team by a score of 5 to 0 One of the hits of the evening program was the martial music played by the Mabon City Drum corps Altho the night crowd was kept away by a rain there was a fair attendance all thru the day Prizefighter Thot to Be Slayer of Officers DES MOINES Aug 28 ficials of Washington county were expected to arrive here today in an attempt to identify Albert Costello Chicago prizefighter as the slayer of Marshal Fred Sweet and Night Marshal Aaron Bailey of Washing ton The two Washington peace ofti cers were killed last June when they attempted to question a man about an automobile theft at Ottumwa MENCKEN NO LONGER BACHELOR Mencken hail always hepn particularly scornful ot the honeymoon HAS POSSESSION OF TILE CONCERN New Mason City Brick and Tile Company Takes Over Property The actual transfer of the brick and tile properties of the Keeler company to the newly organized and ncorpbratcd Mason CityBrick and Tile company was effected Thurs day according to an announcement by Frank J Hanlon president The turning over of the property completes the final step in a deal which has taken months to transact and which places in the hands of a Mason City owned corporation the brick and tile industry of the city The officers of the new company lave not made the final arrange ments as to management of the company A firm of prominent ceramic engineers is to be brot here next week from Columbus Ohio to jo over the plant and make sug estions for expansion and for in creasing the efficiency of the or ganization lownn Crushed to Death VALLEY JUNCTION Aug 28 Herman of Des Vtoines was crushed to death yes terday afternoon when caught in an automatic elevator at the plant of the Pennsylvania Dixie Portland Ce ment company Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Cal Aug Lon Chaney passed away the whole amusement world lost a great asset And our profession lost its most o u ts t a n d ing character actor And a man that brot the movies much credit His art inderstood the World over re g a r d e s s of titles or language And to know him personally was a priv ilege He wns a fine fellow and would have been nn honor to any profession Well it idoks like Mayor Rolph of San Francisco will be our next governor so thank goodness we wont he reformed during this ad ministration at least Yours WILL ROGERS MAN BURNED IN AUTO WRECKAGE Paul Voss Clarksville Dies in Flames Car Hit by Train CLARKSVILLE Aug Voss 21 Clarksville was burned to death after his car was struck by a train at Glaclbrook yesterday and his wife and 11monthsoUI baby are in the hospital at Waterloo The machine caught fire imme diately after being hit by the train and Mr Voar was pinned in the wreckage and perished before any aid could be given him Mrs Voss and the baby were thrown clear of the car by the impact and aside from bruises and scratches escapee serious injury The family was on its way to the state fair in Des Moincs when the accident happened Funeral services for Mr Voss win be held in the Lutheran church here Saturday afternoon Burial will be in a Clarksville cemetery CAPTAlsiNKS WITH HIS SHIP Freighter and Scow Collide in New York Harbor Others Saved NEW YORK Aug 28 Caught by shifting freight a cap tain was carried down with his ship in New York harbor last night after a collision with a scow His crew of 24 was rescued The collision between the Clyde Mai lory freighter Neches and the third of a string of scows in tow of a tug occurred in the narrows off Staten Island Coast guard boats and police launches saved all the officers and men but Capt Eber Estee of the Neches He was wedged in by a load of pipe on the after deck Chief Engineer E Carey of Hill side N J fought desperately to free him but was pitched into the water as the ship turned over on its side You cant help me Take care of yourself Carey were the cap tains last words Carey said after he had been taken from the water Abandons Channel Swim CAPE GRIS NEZ France Aug 28 Elsie West English swimmer today abandoned her at tempt to swim the English channel after being in the water since m yesterday FARMERS MUST LOOK TO LOCAL BANKS FOR AID CoOperation Program Is Adopted for Drought Relief Aug 28 Farmers and businessmen of the drought affected states had notice today from the bankers in charge of relief financing that they must lookprimarily to their local banks and credit organizations for funds to get back on their feet Adopting a program of coopera tion for furnishing credit to com munities deprived of their normal reserves by the rain shortage the fiscal representatives of 15 state re lief committees yesterday recom mended the full legal use of federal credit available They made plain however that this would not be suf ficient to give full measure of re lief which unfortunately seems to be anticipated in many quarters Form Loan Funds Nor perhaps they added will such a program fully meet the emergency that exists The recommendations adopted by the bankers on the basis of the re port of a subcommittee headed by Melvin A Traylor president of the First National bank of Chicago pro vided first for employment of the oflocal panks and ex pansion of existing agricultural credit corporations and cooperative marketing associations Next where these were unavailable or inade quate the bankers favored forma tion of agricultural credit corpora tions to operate as loaning agencies under the intermediate credit banks The cooperative associations were advised to use the liberal finan Tiirn In InBo 2 Cnhlnin 4 OSWALD FUNERAL SERVICES HELD Mrs Ellen Oswald 87 Worth Pioneer Is Buried HANLONTOWN Aug neral services were held at 1 oclock today for Mrs Ellen Oswald 87 who died Monday night at the home of her daughter Mrs Sever Hove land Mrs Oswald had been confined to her bed the past year and had been in a weakened condition for some time She leaves four children 10 hav ing preceded her in death with her husband Per Oswald There are 27 grandchildren and 11 great grand children left together with her daughter Mrs Eliza Hoveland Lake Mills and a son Peter Os wald Forest City Elias Oswald and Martin Oswald of here Martin is the rural carrier on route 2 out of Hanlontown The funeral services will be con ducted at the Hoveland home by the Rev Mr Granskau and burial will be in the cemetery near the Pur cell farm four miles west Markets at a Glance Aug 28 NEW YOICK I T T at record low issues fluctu ate narrowly as demand slackens utilities heavy in dull trading Foreign Eur opeans advance CHICAGO bullish European requirement unfavorable Iowa and Indiana reports to lower Is it possible that any women who play miniature golf do the family Her ald Crowds Pay Respects to Lon Chaney Motion Picture Indus try Stops Work to Honor Actor LOS ANGELES Aug 28 The notables of the movie world and hundreds of admiring laymen pre pared today to accompany the body of Lon Chaney on its last journey From the little chapel of a funer al parlor tho distinguished character actors body will be taken after im pressive but simple services to be buried beside his father in Forest Lawn cemetery Glendale this aft ernoon Hundreds of citizens singly or by twos and threes filed past the sil ver bronze casket yesterday to pay final respects to the man whose private life was as simple unosten tatious and quiet as the screen char acters which brot him fame were weird grotesque and memorable Where in this same setting a few months ago rested the body of Mabel Normand and a few years before that of Rudolph Valentino who like Chaney was cut off at the height of his career Section of Filmland Honorary pallbearers represented a cross section of the whos who of filmlandincluding Louis B Haver Nicholas Schenck Irving G Thai berg Hunt Stromberg Paul Bern Tod Browning Chaneys director Harry Carey Lionel Barryroore Ra mon Novarro William Haines Law rence Tibbett Lew Cody Cliff Ed wards Harry PNiblb Benny Rubin Wallace Beery George HiU and Edgar Selwyn The entire motion picture Indus try arranged to suspend work at 3 o clock when the funeral cortege was due at the cemetery to honor his memory for two minutes All business activity in every Metro GoldwynMayer office thruout the world was ordered stopped for two minutes Deaf Honor Chunny Numerous deaf mutes were among yse who came to the chapel Cbaney having been an especial hero to them not only because one or two of his most memorable screen characters were thus afflict ed but because both his parents were deaf and dumb A touching sight at the chapel was the grief of a battered veteran of the World war on whose breast gleamed row upon row of decora tions Thruout the day this vet eran Sergt Frank McClouskey kept vigil beside the casket near which was his own floral offering McClouskey met Chaney several years ago Chaney sent McClous key to a hospital for an operation which partially cured his paralysis VIVIAlDUNCAN GIVEN REVENGE Brother Trounces Rex Lease Whom She Accused of Hitting Her HOLLYWOOD Aug 28 Harold Duncan brother of Vivian Duncan exacted summary revenge for the pummeling his famous sister received at the hands of Rex Lease recently by soundly beating the mo tion picture actor in a hotel cafe here last night Eye witnesses of the encounter said Leases eye was blackened his face cut and his nose bleeding when the fight was halted Duncan also was marked altho not so badly as his opponent The fight started according to witnesses shortly after Lease and Duncan met in the cafe The broth er of the famous dancing sisters was seated at a table with his fath er S H Duncan and two com panions when Lease entered The actor was pointed out to Duncan as the man who had beaten Vivian Duncan at a Malibu Beach cottage and in a few moments a batlle ensued The participants struggled around the cafe and out into the lobby ot nn adjoining hotel where they were separated NEW G A R HEAD James E Jewel of Fort Mor gan Colo vas elected to the post of comniiintlcrinehief of tho Grand Army of the Repub lic at the niitinnul eucump mcnt Cincinnati Ohio Thurs day Workers Rurlrd in Cuvcln SCRANTON Pa Aug 28 Two men who were plunged 20 feet into the earth when a street over a mine operation caved in were res cued at midnight after nine hours imprisonment Mencken and Wife Off on Bridal Trip BALTIMORE Md Aug 28 H L Mencken editor and critic for years vociferous champion o bachelorhood and his bride wh was Miss Sara Powell Haardt o Montgomery Ala herself a literary figure were on an honeymoon trip today Their closesi friends professed to be ignorant ot tho destination The Mencken marriage took place at an Episcopal church yesterday afternoon tho it had been announ ced for Sept 3 Only members of the immediate family and a few friends were present Absent was Menckens literary twin of many years George Jean Nathan New York theater critic The ceremony was conducted by 3r Herbert L Parrish of New Brunswick N J long a friend of Mencken Mencken as a newspaper man and author since the age of 10 has een engaged for three decades in looping others in the public eye but he and his bride were almost perfectly shielded from the zealous ittentions of friends Not a hint of the actual weddingwas given until ifter the ceremony JEWElCHOSEN TO HEAD G A R Colorado Veteran Is Elected Commander at Annual Encampment CINCINNATI Ohio Aug 28 T E Jewel of Fort Morgan Col 83 today was elected com manderinchief of the Grand Army of the Republic for the ensuing year Jewel succeeds Edwin J Foster of Worcester Mass who com manded the union veterans of the Civil war at their sixtyfourth en campment here which closes tomor row Jewel migrated from Ohio to Iowa and joined the twentyseventh Iowa infantry nt the outset of the Civil war He later became a well known lawyer farmer and stock man in Colorado He joined the G A R in 1870 and was chosen senior vice commander at the Denver en last year Jacob Secrisi Cincinnati wns elected senior vice commander to Jewel Jewel Is Knrmcr louan PORT MORGAN Cola Aug 28 of imes E Jewel of Fort Morgan elected grand com mander of tho G A R at Cincin nati know him us a lawyer stock man and farmer Commander Jewel came here from Iowa He joined the Union army when he was 17 years old and served with tho twentyseventh Iowa infantry He fought at the battle of Nashville and at Kort Blakcly Many a miniature golf counie fiend would groan with the back ache if he vcre required to rlo tlic snme amount of work in H Tom Thumb Hi finder UNLIKELY SAYS HEADOFCABINET Resident Fears Attack May Be Made Upon His Life VUENOS AIRES Argentina Aug 28 Juan De La Campa ninister of justice was stated by he newspaper La Critica today to mve informed President Yrigoyen hat there was an immediate possi lility of a revolution involving cor ain political leaders and part of ho army Replying to this suggestion of an npendiug revolution in Argentina he president was reported to havn aid that he feared no subversive utbrentt in the country At the ame time he expressed the belief hat he himself might be in danger t an attack The president whose home is bo ng guarded by a strong force ot uounted police arrived at the gov ernment palace this afternoon under i heavy guard It was understood hat members of the cabinet met it the palace this morning Four more machine guns are said to have been mounted on the roofs of buildings surrounding the presi dents home and the palace military guards have been strongly rein forced machine guns being placet on the roof of their headquarters as additional protection A mounted police patrol surrounded the palace The official explanation for the extraordinary police activity in th capital was that it was only a pro cautionary measure against possi ble disturbances arisingout of i 24hour strike of the 6000 employe of the Union Telephone company NEW JUNTA FORMED LIMA Peru Aug X8 neu military government headed Lieut Col Luis M Sanchez Cerro vho last week initialed the rcvolu ionary movement at Arequipa ns umed complete control in Pen oday A junta headed by Sanchej Cerro was former and sworn in I lisplaced both the vestiges of lhi Timi I iaKr 2 rniunin I redge Used to Keep River Bridge Afloa MCGREGOR Aug 2s team dredge is being used in thi lississippi river between Marquetti nd Prairie du Chien Wis to keej ontoons of the Milwaukee railrnar ridge afloat so that boats may pas ndcr the bridge Wea IOWA WEATHER icricnilly fair Thursday night and Frlduy Hllghtly cooler In south and extreme east portions Thursday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figure or hour period ending at 1 oclock Thursday morning Mavimiim XVrdnpsduy DO Minimum In Night ft 8 A M Thursday 13 Rainfall of ln incn The fifth of an inch of rain whicl ell late Wednesday afternoon an ip to 8 oclock in the evening pro relief for parched pasture and wan not unwelcome by curn ields Persons in a position to knov leclare that I ho region about Ma on City would mature a reasonable jood corn crop now without an ither drop of rain The sun vva ack in its usunl place Thursday norning and the mercury was ii he process of a rather rapid asceir Itho the 90 degree mark recordc n each of the past three days ccmed i bit out or reach   

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