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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 13, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                r North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION i XXXVII CENTS A OOPI ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 13 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 180 Hurley May Be Prospect Logical Candidate If Curtis Drops Out of Race CLEAR LAKE GIVES UP TWO BODIES F r is jx u By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON June 13 CPA Vice President Charles C u r t is chooses to run again in second place on the re publican national ticket Secretary of War Patrick J Hurley looks like the best bet as the G O Ps nominee for the role of White House under study at next years conven tion The impression that Curtis will de cide to seek his old seat in the sen ate at the 1932 election On this subject the administra tions emotions are understood to be somewhat mixed It never has been much of a secret that the group closest to Mr Kooyer would have preferred a different vice presiden tial candidate in 1928 and does not want the same selection to be made a second time Nevertheless the suggestion will be rather obvious that the Kansan has his doubts of a national republican victory a year from the coming autumn if of his own initiative he lets a renomina tion for a job go into the discard to make surer of a sena tors 510000 it would be more strict r ly accurate to say that In case Charley Curtis drops out Secretary Hurley probably will be Mr Hoovers vice presidential choice rather than that he will be the G O P managers However it comes to the same thing Upon his first nomination a presi dential candidate seldom is sure enough of himself until the last mln 7 Police Guard Telegram in Faithf ull stery COAT LIKE THAT IT IS VICTIMS OF TRAGEDY AT CLEAR LAKE London Concerned With Drowning of N Y Play Girl NEW YORK June 13 torn black coat resembling that worn by Starr Faithful when she disappeared last Friday was taken from the surf at Long Beach Long Island today A detective sent it to Mineola police headquarters cen ter of the investigation arising from the discovery of the 25 year old girls bruised body on Long Beach Monday Police working on the theory that the girl was killed by drowning perhaps by some person who had reason to desire her death have searched for her missing coat for days as vital evidence In the pocket of the garment found today was a telegram con tents of which were closely guard ed A report that a second diary re cording more of the career of the girl had been found in her home in Greenwich village was denied em phatically today by Inspector Harold R King The body Lcmlte left who was drowned at Clear Lake Wednesday afternoon was found Satur day afternoon Searchers continued In their hunt tor the bodies of Herman Becker center and Robert Young also of Achley who were fishing with Lemko at the time the tragedy occurred I TRIED DEATH BEFORE UPflY 2 ROBBERS Oil Station Man on Way Home Loses in Cash to Bandit Pair Forest Smith 208 Fourteenth street northwest was held up by two men with a gun and robbed of S25 in cash near the Intersection of Fourteenth street and Washington avenue northwest about 10 oclock Friday night according to a report madeto police Smith the manager of the oil station at 1300 North Fed eral avenue was on his way home at the time One of the robbers appeared to be about 23 years old and was about five and a halt feet tall according to the description furnished to po lice The other man was said to be about 30 years old and was thot to have had a scar on the left cheek Both men were dressed in old jackets and caps and had tho ap pearance of hikers or tramps Smith said They talked In low tones Two Detectives at Des Moines Accused of Extortion Attempt DES MOINES Juno 13 J Essex head of a detective bu reau here and Harry E Noah priv ate detective Saturday faced indict ments charging them with making malicious threats to accuse and prosecute Walter Dobbins grocer here for a crime in an effort to extort 5500 from Dobbins Essex was free under bonds but Noah was jailed Friday when he could not procure bail LONDON V June 13 puzzling life and death of Starr KathfuKNewYorkgirl were the subject of exhaustive research and speculation today In the face of repeated denials by officials the Dally Sketch said Scotland Yard had been introduced into the mystery by New York po lice and that it was conducting a search here for certain friends of the girl of both sexes Two of them already had been interviewed it was said and their statements might be sent to America The investigation was said to be under the direction of Detective In spector Barker head of the nar cotic squad and Divisional Inspec tor Hester Assigned to Job Inspector Hester was said to have been assigned to the job because his predecessor in the past had called at the girls hotel several times on her lost trip to London in 1928 to question her concerning men she knew An unnamed physician was quoted In an interview by the Daily Ex press as saying that he saved Miss Faithfulls life on the same visit after she had taken an overdose of a sedative drug Summoned hurriedly to her hotel he found her lying unconscious on the bed with an empty bottle of the Turn to pnftc Z column 1 HOOVER TO OPEN SPEAKING TOUR Young Republicans Full of Praise for Record of President By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON WASHINGTON June 13 The drive for President Hoovers re nomination launched atthls weeks AUNT HET By Robert Quillen J Sunday dont mean so much to people that takes daily baths I know some o the pious feelin I have on Sunday is just a clean feelin CHIEFS GO FOR RIDE GET HURT Turn Over Three Times but Sanford Claims He Can Still Go Fishing F R Sanford chief of the police department received a gaah in his right heel when the fire chiefs car driven by Dan Shire chief of the fire department swerved to avoid striking a car and rolled down the embankment and into the ditch west of Emery about oclock Saturday morning The tendon in Chief Sanfords heel was exposed but was not cut Chief Shire was uninjured The fire car a red coupe was badly damaged but was later brot back to Mason City The other car driven by P G Bishop who lives two and a half miles south of Emery was not touched The accident occurred when the fire car swerved to avoid striking the car driven by according to Chief Sanford The fire turned over three times and was badly damaged Both cars were going west Chief Shfre and Chief Sanford were driving to Clear Lake to watch rescue operations when the acci dent occurred They were brot back to Mason City where a physician dressed Chief Sanfords injuries With his bandaged foot proppei up on the desk at the police station Chief Sanford declared the injury was not sufficient to interfere wit a fishing trip planned for Sunday the first day of his annual vacation administration leaderswill be car ried on actively at once Tomorrow nlgnt the president starts on a three day speaking tour into Indiana Ohio and Illinois Republican managers interested in a second term for him are looking forward to his addresses in these states which yielded many of the democratic congressional gains in the last election Many Tallis Scheduled Mr Hoover will speak before the Indiana republican Editor associa tion at Indianapolis on Monday night at the memorial to Warren in Marion Ohio Tues day afternoon and at the tomb of Abraham Lincoln In Springfield HI Wednesday He also will stop at Columbus Ohio On July 4 two members of his of ficial family will go into Pennsyl vania Governor PInchot of that state has been mentioned frequently asa prospective republican presi dential candidate Secretary Hurley who last night gave the conference of young repub licans a recital of Mr Hoovers rec ord and applauded Vice President Curtis is listed for an address from ndependence hall in Philadelphia Ernest Lee Jahncke assistant sec etary of the navy has been asked o speak at Altoon the same day Concerned Over Expressions There is every indication that the ioover forces are concerned over he expressions of discontent emanating particularly from the re publican independent faction Only yesterday Senator Brook lart of Iowa who has urged pro ressive opposition to Mr Hoover n the republican presidential cam paign next year In an address at a conference of Illinois progressives predicted progressives could carry Indiana Ohio Illinois Wisconsin Nebraska Pennsylvania California North Dakota and South Dakota in the presidential primaries Senator Borah of Idaho added to the discomfiture of the Hoover forces this week by leaving for the west without disclosing his plans in next years presidential campaign Both Senator Borah and Governor Pinchot have been advanced by Brookhart as prospective republican presidential candidates Nation Plans Campaign for Relief Funds Hoover Welfare Group Head Outlines Idea at Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS June 13 Fred C Croxton acting chair man of President Hoovers emerg ency committeelJoriniplpyEient today outlined what he described as the most comprehensive mobili zation of welfare fund raising re sources attempted since the World war drives in anticipation of relief needs for fall and winter Addressing the annual conference of the Association of Community Chests and Councils Mr Croxtou said the committee has decided to avail itself of the recent offer of the group to accept responsibility for local relief needs and pledged its cooperation The first step will be a national survey of all cities with a popula tion of 25000 or more to ascertain local needs and resources for meet ing them In the fall a drive for needed funds in these cities will be conducted simultaneously Demand to Bo Heavy The presidents committee Mr Croxton said realizes that what ever is to be the trend of business during the balance of the year the demand for relief will be unusually heavy next fall and winter Information has already reached us that the unmet needs for relief during the spring and summer are very urgent in some localities Ex perience has taught us that primary dependence for meeting this need must be placed on local resources both thoso of private charity and ION CITY Meets With Cement Direc tors Family at Clear Lake for Summer Arriving in Mason City Friday night following his appearance be fore the national convention of the Junior Chamber of Commerce at Des Moihes in the afternoon Col States minister to Canada busy MASON CITY IS WINNER OF J C QUARTET PRIZE Hanford MacNider One of Speakers on Program of Convention Cloverleaf quartet of Mason i City won first place in the male quartet contest at tho national con vention of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce at Des Molnes Friday and was awarded a beautiful silver cup as a permanent trophy The cup is the gift of the Firat National hank of Chicago Quartets from Des Moines and Newton won second and third places respectively The quartet which is well known in Mason City is composed of Frank Pool of Nora Springs Milton O Dalvey Charles Daiin and L Crosen with Frank Plereol as ac companist The contest was held at the Fort Des Moines hotel conven tion headquarters at 5 p m Fri day Each quartet sang two num bers Those used by the Mason City boys were Swing Along by Cooke ROGERS BEVERLY HILLS Cal June 13 My daughter graduated yesterday at a girls preparatory school They read off what course each girl had taken When they said Mary Rog ers diploma in English I had to laugh at that One of my children studying English what ia just in herited You dont have to study it in our family Doug Fairbanks had a niece grad uating Wallace Beeii had a rela tion Frank Lloyd the director a daughter and all four of us just sat there and purred like four old torn cats basking in a little reflected sunshine and secretly congratulat ing ourselves on choosing a profes sion where education played no part Yours Saturday in connection various business enter day here with his prises Among the meetings held In con nection with his visit was the semi annual conference of the board of directors of the Northwestern Portland Cement company of which the colonel is president Another prominent individual here In con nection with the board meeting was William Chamberlain president of the United Light and Power com pany who also is a director of the cement company To Keep Running The report was made at the meeting that altho demand is less than last year because of the de crease in road work and construc tion the Northwestern haa been able to hold Its OWK In its selling territory Officials expressed every hopo and expectation of being able to operate thru the remainder of the year on at least the present basis The colonel made most of the journey from his Canadian home to Dea Moines by airplane He took a plane at Detroit to Chicago Thurs day afternoon after giving an ad dress before the Border Chamber of Commerce at those of local governments It is evident that there has been no emergency since the war which has demanded the thotful help of public spirited organizations more than that of the present uncmploy TllTO to PnKQ 1t Column Body of Russian Naval Officer Found in Sea HELSINGFORS Finland June 13 oday discovered the body of a Russian naval officer floating In the sea off Eknaes It was believed to be that of a man who escaped from the Russian sub marine which sank off Finland last month Cedar County Board Enjoined From More Gifts Farm Bureau TIPTON June 13 Members of the Cedar county board of super visors Friday were restrained by a temporary Injunction from making further appropriations to the county Farm Bureau Informalities in min utes of the board of supervisors meetings were charged by Louis Paustian former county supervisor A C Paustian and William R Ho gan Jobless on Hunger March CHIAGO June 13 Several truck loads of unemployed men sarted for Springfield today on a hunger march sponsored by Illi nois communlsta A New Harold Bell Wright Serial STARTS MONDAY in the GlobeGazette sor Can After a 15 minute wait In Chicago he took a plane to Des Moines arriving at 7 oclock la the evening His address before the Ju nior chamber at Des Moines was broadcast Drives From Chicago Mrs MacNider drove from Chica go to Mason City with their three sons Tom Jack and Angus and their nurses and is now established at Clear Lake for the summer Col onel MacNider expects to make fre quent trips here during the sum mer months Colonel MacNider expects to leave Sunday evening or Monday He will be in Washington gome time next week at which time he expects to put in another good word for the establishment of the veterans hos pital at Clear Lake STftfiMKTNT AT LAST SILENCED Muscatine Clinic Man Obeys Order of Federal Radio Commission MUSCATINE June 13 dio station KTNT operated by Nor man Baker was silent today In obedience to the federal radio com missions order Receipt of a telegram from tho commission yesterday following dis missal by the District of Columbia court of appeals of Bakers peti tion for a stay resulted In broad casting being cut off at p m in the middle of a program Tho commissions order was to have been effective at midnight June 5 but Bakers legal action prevented immediate closing and their own arrangement of An chors Aweigh Mason City Day Mason City delegates to the con vention who returned Saturday morning reported an excellent con vention in progress and were espec ially proud of the part which Ma sonCity had taken Friday was Ma son City day and the program which immediately followed the noon luncheonwas Jn immediate charge ofCharies E Corriwell president of the Mason City Junior division He presided like a past master the lo cal delegates said at what was the largest general session of the en tire convention George Wolf past president of the Mason City divi sion and a state vice president also took a prominent part in convention activities and introduced Col Han ford MacNider United States min ister to Canada who as Mason Citys contribution to the program was the final speaker on the pro gram which followed the Friday noon luncheon Colonel MacNider urged a closer union between young businessmen of the United States and Canada as a means of fostering closer rela tions between the two countries Suggests Trading Names He sunggested that young mens groups in each country send to those in the other names of young men contemplating changes of res idence between the two He praised the present coopera tion between the two countries cit ing It as an example that might be followed in the relations between all nations Cities jje urged the group as the fu Wind ture leaders of the United tales to cherish the friendliness Turn lo Fnso 2 Column Markets at A Glance Franklin Jubilee Will Start Sunday for Two Days TTAMPTON June of work In which nearly every lo cal resident has participated will be culminated with a grand two day celebration tho Franklin county diamond jubilee which opens here tomorrow and will continue thru Monday The largest crowds which have ever visited Hampton are ex pected The feature of Sundays program will be the introduction of the pio neers from all over the county Judge Sherwood A Clock will pre side at the meeting which will bo held Sunday afternoon at oclock at Motts athletic field Con gressman T J B Robinson will give a talk and Oney Fred Sweet a for mer Hampton resident now feature writer for the Chicago Tribune will give a talk on Reminiscenscs Mayor R R Stuart will preside at the evening session and the mu sic will be furnished by the M and St L quartet and a huge county choir composed of the choirs of nearly every church in Franklin county and organized by Burton E North Chapin Edgar R Harlan curator of the state historical building at DCS Moines Supreme Judge W D Evans Hampton and W H Brem ner Minneapolis of M and St L will be the speakers of the evening The Rev Thomas Carson will intro duce all ministers of Franklin coun ty Mason Cltyans lo Play The program Monday morning will be opened at oclock with a reunion and breakfast for tho alumni of the Hampton high school At 10 oclock a concert will be giv en on the courthouse square by Ma Bodies Float to Top Neaj Spot Where Woman Saw Tragedy CLEAR LAKE June body of Herman Becker Ack loy victim of drowning was found ahout 3 oclock this after noon off Oiikwood point It wns taken In a special device de signed by W A Winter Ack ey consisting of nets ivlth a drag hook pLEAR LAKE June v body of Leslie Lemke 42 one ot the three Ackley men drowned in a Clear Lake tragedy Wednesday af ternoon rose to the surface and was discovered about oclock this afternoon The discovery was mada by two who had been engaged In searching operations from the start Spurred on by the discovery of the first body searchers continued he hunt which has been carried on ilmost constantly for the pnsti three days and nights The bodies oi Herman Becker 53 and Robert Young 27 who were fishing wltl Lemke at the lime of the fatal cldent are yet to be found The head of Lemkes body was first seen a short distance from 8 boat from which dragging opera tlons were carried on It was blng up and down just below thfi surface of the water they said Were Piloting Boat Deputy Game Warden Fred Rlnnlj and Charles Whitney who were pi lot ing the boat from which the dls the body the1 boafcby j NEW YORK rails rebound from early profit taking railroads ad vance specialties rise Foreign Ca nadian improves favorable weath er CHICAGO dust storms Can ada light country of ferings Turn lo rnjrn 2 Column Dewey Berlovitch Pleads Not Guilty in Ottumwa Holdup OTTUMWA June 13 Dewey Bcrlovich of Des Molnea to day pleaded not guilty to charges of participation In the 500000 rob bery of the Ottumwa Savings bank and attempting to intimate a wit ness Bcrlovlch was arraigned before Judge R W Smith and furnished bonds totaling to procure his release The court did not fix a time for trial Not Expected to Recover Car Thot Stolen at Waterloo ANAMOSA June 13 cians said today that Ralph Grif fith 33 filling station operator who was shot in a hold up attempt hen last night could not recover Griffith was shot by two men whi stopped at his station about U oclock lost night They opened fir almost immediately then cscapci in a coupe believed to be ono stolen from Robert Nisscn at Waterloo The car was seen In Anamosa yes terday and was reported at anothe filling station shortly before th shooting The car carried llce plates number Sheriff W H Frazer has notified all officer in the vicinity to watch for the ma chine Griffith was shot three times i the nose neck and abdomen but wo able to climb the stairs to hla apar ment over the station and neighbo hood grocery before collapsing E is married and haa two children It to shore The body wag found a mile west of Oakwood point in about tha exact location indicated by Mrs F L Gray Seymour who was the only eye witness to the tragedy A moss bed is a short distance below tha surface of the water in the vicinity which the body was found The rescue party of two whicti found the body was using nets im provised with hooks in stirring up the water in this portion of the bay The men turned around and noticed an obstruction under the water Saturday was the third day slnca the drowning and hopes were strong today for the recovery of the bod ies Is at Funeral Home After the two men found thel body they took it to shore and it as transported to the Ward funer home East Main street Tlie flody 111 remain at the funeral home 1 further arrangements arc an ouncccl by relatives Hundreds of persons and cars ned the shore from South Oak ood to Bnyslde pier all day Sat rday in hopes of learning sumo ews from searchers Lemke who was well known Iri ickley was engaged as a postof ice clerk He lived with his moth r Mrs George Lcmkc while ona rother and five sisters reside at teinbcck A brother William Lem re Storm Lake has been active in carchingsince Thursday morning emkes wife died about 12 years go Nets With Hooks A H Huey and Charles Huejr veterans of Clear Lake made 3 ipeclal device for dragging the lake Turn lo iolumii IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Saturday night nnd Sunday Probably local thunderstorms not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fof 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 17 minimum In NiRllt BO At 8 A M Saturday B1 Kalnfull 03 Many rainy days but not much is a description of tha current month Precipitation haa been recorded on all except four at the first 13 days of June but the to tal is still less than half an inch WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO June 13 weather outlook for the period be ginning Monday For the upper Mis sissippi and lower Missouri valleya and the northern and central greao fair north occasional local showers south por tlon temperatures mostly belovJ normal north portion near normaj south portion j   

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