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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1932, Mason City, Iowa j 1 J North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALt NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 22 1932 THIS 1APEIl CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 244 2 Questions of Strategy Nation Awaits Party Attitudes in Vote Getting od tci Til at Ami 1 Mrs feat turn 4 occi Miai was I fins titli was By BYRON PRICE ASHINGTON July 22 rapid race of the presidential cam paign is forcing toward decision these two highly interesting ques tions of party strategy How far will the republicans go toward an af firmative hid for the prohibition vote How far will the demo crats go in seek ing the support of the west at the sacrifice of certain strength in the east For the answer to the first the country is looking to President Hoovers acceptance speech Aug 11 He is besieged by pleas that he show a definite personal inclination to the dry side at the pame time that he accepts the submission plank adopted at Chicago and by advisers who think the party ought to stand for submission and noth ing else CUTLER DROPS FROM RAGE AGAIN Irish Free State and South Africa Hold Out BALKATPLANOF TARiFFFAVORTO BRITISH EMPIRE The president is keeping his own thots to himself All that can be said with certainty Is that he has no intention of declaring for re peal or by inference putting him self definitely on the extreme anti prohibition side of the cose Similarly many politicians ex pect Governor Roosevelt to indicate whether he intends to follow the strategy adopted by his running mate Speaker Garner Garners thrusts at Wall Street and his denunciation of President Hoover as the special friend of big business have aroused questionings among many eastern democrats Republican speakers have sought to lutv attach the tag of radical to the to ticket lecotj fwrf Only indirectly has Governor IeS Roosevelt indicated what his iIdeas ai to political geography are By his conferences with Massachu setts democrats and by his dis patch of Chairman James A Farley Into New Jersey yesterday on a peacemaking mission the nominee hag shown he has no intention of waging a campaign aimed solely at southern and western electoral votes Much higher interest attaches however to what the governor ac Turn to Pttge S Column 41 i ove I fir q cha wit Mil thi six FRENCHINW WITH ITALIANS Meeting in Next Room to Arms Meet Breaks Up in Disorder GENEVA July 22 A session of the interpariiamentary union in the next room to the world disarma ment conference broke up today in a violent row between the French and Italians The controversy arose over who knew the most international law and above the tumult the French dele gates shouted assassins of Matte otti The slaying of Giacomo Matte otti a socialist deputy was one of the sensational events of the early fascist regime in General Italo Balbo head of the Italian delegation at the disarma ment conference rushed from the conference hall to the scene next door where disorder reigned The police were called In to re store order AUNT HET By Robert Quillen East Waits in Vain for Some Relief From Heat Iowa Promised Temperatures Not Quite So High By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Ivmn OnlPrhnn Frnn nf Tne Appalachian watershed 1I1M1 WUjeLUUU LU1U Uljgmoked a furnace Friday its Brewing Tariff War With England Bills death was right i sad It seemed a shame for I him to die with a good set o teeth like that when so many j folks is left without any OTTAWA Ont Juy 22 Irish free state and the Union of South Africa gave indication of balking at the principle of prefer ence tariff dealing as the imperial conference settled down to work today In the objection of the Irish free state as by Dean T OKelly head of the delegation there was an echo of the brewing tariff war between the free state and Great Britain over President de Valeras refusal to pay land annuities Special difficulties OKelly said have recently arisen which ef feet about 85 per cent of our exter nal trade nnd which may involve substantial changes in the form and direction of that trade as well as the economic structure of the country Could Not Subscribe N C Havenga South African minister of finance emphasized that South Africa could not subscribe to the theory of a self contained and isolated British empire None of its members he said can exist by trade within the com monwealth alone If our industries are to survive tariff walls are in evitable but it is our duty to gee how far they can be lowered or where preferential entries con be made thruthose walls For the rest of the dominions the blunt proposal of Prime Min ister Bennett of Canada made in opening the conference to lower Canadas own tariff walls for Brit ish empire products was received with approval at least in principle Keep World Trade Stanley Baldwin head of the British delegation warned that Great Britain would have to keep world trade in mind and that ever great our resources we cannot isolate ourselves from the rest of the world The head of delegations decided to appoint five committees to map out the work of the conference Last night Canada entertained the delegates at a great state din ner presided over by Prime Min ister Bennett American observers noted with particular interest Mr Bennetts change of front since the 1930 con ference at London which broke up when he refused tariff preference proposals which would have per mitted Great Britain to cut in one Canadian industries Engaged in Investigation Most of those who have attended other imperial conferences guessed this one would last five to six weeks This guess however does not take into consideration that the delega tions are engaged now upon an ex haustive investigation which prev ious conferences did not attempt One note which was sounded by virtually all the delegations in the keynote speeches yesterday was the influence which the present confer ence will have upon the economic structure of the whole world The point was made that since the em pire represents onequarter of the worlds population to set that quar Turn to Pnjce S Colnmn 3 residents still awaiting the showery weather such as relieved the Great takes region and the southwest recently Temperatures ranged from 100 degrees at Charlotte and Raleigh M Car down into the nineties High humidity abetted the oppres sive heat causing Washington to swelter at 82 New York at 87 Bal timore at 91 Pittsburgh at 93 lumberland Md at s8 and most of West Virginia at the same broiling point Deaths due to the heat totaled 33 thruout the land Lightning rind drown ings claimed at least 27 others The upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes assuaged bv thunder showers Thursday suffered an im mediate renewal of the heat wave Readings there like those in most states were above normal last night but federal observers prom ised temperatures not so warm In most of the midwest The Missouri valley was slated to be an excep tion A hot weekend waa its pros pect GERMANY ASKS FULL EQUALITY Threatens tc Withdraw From World Disarmament Conference GENEVA Switzerland July 22 Germanys delegate informed the world disarmament conference today that his country will not par ticipate in further deliberations about this summers recess until the conference clearly recognizes Ger manys right to a position of equal ity among the other nations of the world The right of equality he said is a fundamental principle on which the league of nations rests If this conference wants to es tablish the rules and principles of general disarmament and at the same time excludes Germany or other states from these rules and principles subjecting any state to discrimination such an attitude would be incompatible with senti ments of national honor and inter national lustlce RAIN REPORTED DES MOINES July 22 waa reported from a number of sec tions in the state last night varying from a trace at Davenport ancj Al bia to 77 inches at Atlantic Local thundershowers were fore cast for late today and tonight with seasonable temperatures Saturday The highest temperatures report ed yesterday were 97 at Waterloo and Lamoni The highest last night was 59 at Decorah Precipitation was 24 inches al Carroll 35 Inches at Creston 10 Inches at Des Moines 06 inches at Council Bluffs 16 inches at Charles City 07 inches at Decorah 15 inches at Iowa Falls 26 inches at Marshalltown 34 Inches at Bur lington 02 inches at Iowa City and 70 inches at Keokuk DRAG LAKE FOR BODIES OF TEN Placid Lake Becomes Death Trap During Sudden Rainstorm PONTIAC Mich July 22 placid lake transformed suddenly by high winds into a death trap was being dragged today for the bodies of at least 10 persons believed to have perished as they sought relief from sultry summer heat One body was recovered last night before darkness The body was that of a white man William Burns about 28 of Detroit Nine Negroes two of them women are missing and believed to have perished The storm descended suddenly Occupants of the 100 rowboata dot ting the water pulled frantically for shelter from the waves which dash ed six feet high Pontlac lake draws crowds from the Detroit area Descends Suddenly Before sheets of rain and hail shut out the scene from witnesses on shore they saw several persons struggling In the from one boat The screams of the drown ing rose above the howling of the wind When it was over two boats were found battered to pieces against the dam which widens the Huron river into the lake threequarters of a mile and a half mile wide A dozen or more boats were beached Others were floating in the water to Safety Some of the boaters said they abandoned their croft as they neared land and swam or waded to safety A few caughtnear the middle of the lake found refuge on a small island Still others rode out the storm by lying in the bottoms of their boats The same storm cost the life of Ralph Soper 12 of Fenton member of a Sunday school picnic party who was overwhelmed by the waves in Taylor lake near Holly BEVERLY HILLS Cal July has got the right idea When a cabinet officer re signs he fills the post himself When the cabinet holds a meet ing Mussolini just talks to him self under an assumed name See they are pending the bonus boys home at just what it actu ally costs but they give the con gressmen 10 cents a mile to get rid them Mr Hoover is not to open the games here which means his political advisers have aspired him that the state is safe Well he will not only miss some votes but will miss some awful good running and jumping but maybe he has seen enough of that in Washington Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1932 McNauchl Syndicate Wilds Jury Fails toReachVerdict on Arson Charge Gun Found on Prisoner at Northwood Bond Put at NORTHWOOD July jury failed to agree this morning in the arson trial for S C Wilds Wilds who was ordered held for re trial also faces a charge of carry ing concealed weapons following the seizure of a revolver on his per son last night The arson case went to the jury yesterday noon It is understood the jury stood fi to 6 most of the time but once was 7 to 5 or conviction As Wilds waa being taken by Sheriff A B Weieneth to the court room last night a revolver was found under his shirt suspended by a cord to his underclothing A thoro search was made by the sheriff and his deputies but no other weapons were found Bound to Grand Jury Wilds refused to tell where he obtained the weapon and would make no statements concerning how long It had been in his posses sion He was taken before Justice of the Peace C H Dwelle and bound over to the grand jury on charge of carrying concealed wea pons His bond was fixed at 55000 on this count Until yesterday Wilds has been brot each day from the jiil at Osagp by Sheriff A L Hungerford and taken back at night Last night he was kept in the Northwood jiil in case the jury should report Sheriff Hungerford today stated close watch had been kept on Wilds dur ing these trips and he believer no opportunity could have existed for Wilds to obtain possession of the weapon Son Held in Jail Harley Wilds a son of Wilds being held as a material witness in the case has been kept In the Northwood jail The youth expressed the desire not to be in the came jail as his father and the prosecu tion also objected to the two being together The arson case is the outgrowth of a fire at Fertile March 30 which destroyed two buildings and routed 16 persons from bed AND THIRD HAVE West Union Woman and Postville Man Named on Committee DES MOINES July 22 tests developed in a number of the district caucuses held today prior to the opening of the democratic stat convention here The fourth district had no diffi culty in selecting Ray R Douglass of Postville committceman and Mrs B A Mcllree of West Union committeewoman The district also voteil to support Ed Mcdary of Waukon for state auditor In the third Mrs O K Dicks of owa Falls defeated Mrs Ada Gar ner of Shell JRock for committee woman Mrs Garner was named presidential elector Eighth Acts Quickly Business in the eighth was com pleted in quick order Mrs D M Kelleher of Fort Dodge defeated Mrs Irma Buttomore of West Bend for committeewoman by a vote ol 13S to 78 and John Hull of Boonc was named to the rules committee over V P McMamts of Manson b a vote of 110 to 89 In a friendly but hard fought bat tie in the ninth Ed H Birminghan of Sioux City defeated Dr V E Herbert of Storm Lake for commit teeman and Mrs Mark Mook Sioux Gity won over Mrs Earl Me Neal of Onawa In the first Mrs Madge ONei of Columbus Junction defeated Mr Harry Fore of Danville for stat committeewoman by a vote of 12 to 83 By a lilce vote Herbert G Thompson of Muscatine won a plac on a resolutions committee ove Carl Pryor of Burlington Second Has No Friction The second worked swiftly ani without friction making its selec tions without contests When Mrs Carolyn Pcndray of Maquoketa de clined reelection Mrs Katharine Seippel of Dubuque was named committeewoman Three ballots were required to name W B Perkins of Seymour committeeman in the fifth over T W Killion of Centerville and J H Platt of Montcyuma M P Conway of Atlantic was elected committeeman over Dr S M Clarke of Woodbine by a vote of 158 to 51 In the seventh It was the only contest NonUnion Men Leave Hoosier Mine Under Protection of Guard DUGGER Ind July 22 Protected by a detachment of 75 In diana national guardsmen a little group of nonunion miners today left the Hoosier mine in which they had been besieged since Wednesday morning by a gathering of about 1000 union sympathizers Roosevelt Will Open Campaign August 27 JERSEY CITY N J July 22 Frank Hague announced today that Governor Franklin D Roosevelt of New York will make the opening speech of his campaign as democratic candidate for presi dent at Sea Girt N J Aug 27 STATE COMMITTEE DES MOINES July 22 The new state democratic central com mittee selected today at district caucuses follows First district Committeeman Charles W Storms of Fort Madison committetiwoman Mrs M a d g e ONeill of Columbus Junction Second district Committeeman M J Malloy of Davenport com mitteewoman Mrs Katherinc Seip pel of Dubuque Third district Committeeman William Becher of Waterloo com mitteewoman Mrs O K Dicks of Iowa Falls Fourth district Committeeman Ray H Douglass of Postville com mitteewoman Mrs E A Mcllree of West Union Fifth T R Osborn of New Sharon Commit teewoman Mrs Ruth Fall Hollings hcad of Albia Sixth district Committeeman L S Hill of DCS Moines committee woman Mrs E R Meredith of Ames Seventh district Committeeman M O Conway of Atlantic com mittecwoman Mrs Maybelle Fickel of Hastings Eighth district Cornmltleeman Charles Murtaiiph of Algonfi com mitteewoman Mrs D M Kelleher of Fort IJodge Ninth district Committeeman Ed R Birminghnmof Sioux City Committeewoman Mrs Mary Mook of Sioux City CONVENTION GROUPS fFS MOINES July 22 Tl Members of the democratic state convention committee and presiden tial electors chosen today by district caucuses included Third Gerdes of Wellsburg credentials Harold Cooper of Mnrshalltown perma to Incr K Column 3 DemoKeynote Stresses Aid or Farmers Jurphy Passes Over Other Issues but Idle Relief DBS MOINES July 22 UP Touching but lightly on all state ssues save agriculture and unem loyment Lauis Murphy democratic ttiulidatc for U S senator today incjualifiedly predicted democratic in November in his keynote address before the democratic state today Our victory he said at the be ginning of his address before 2000 delegates at the Shrine Temple in November is as sure as that the sun will shine and the cock crow Murphy who waged his primary campaign on a prohibition repeal platform dispensed with that sub ject in 31 words He pledged the jarty to definite measures for un employment relief governmental economy and farm aid but was con ent for the most part to interpret Iowas needs from a national rather han a local viewpoint Accuses Kepublicims Picturing the state of the union and of Iowa particularly as in a de pressed and poverty stricken state he accused the republican party thru weak leadership and partisan manipulations by bureaucracies entire responsibility He rapped sharply at the federal reserve sys tem the federal farm hoard and re publican paternalism thru high tar iffs He pleaded for a change in state government to reform cvila and abuses hidden from the public which cannot he affected except by a change In party administra tion He criticised the keynote ad dress of Iowas senator L J Dick inson before the republican national convention and accepted Dickinsons ultimatum that the present cam paign hinged on republican conser vatism versus democratic radical ism Accept Issues as Defined accept and gladly the Is sues as defined by the spokesman for the Hoover administration he declared If the promise to cut government expenditures by 25 per cent or by more than one billion dollars a year is radical then we are radical If the high resolve to reduce tariffs to restore foreign markets and our own production is radical then we are radical If to lend a hand to the owners of half the farms in our state to enable them to keep alive the sentiment of their own homesteads is radical then we are radical If tlie deter mination so to change conditions that work will he provided for the jobless men and women is radical Llien we are radical Of prohibition Murphy said onlv this As tr prohibition you all know where our party stands and thai your nominee for U S senator stands with his party against pro hibition for the service of temper ance and against the return of the saloon Hoover Tried Hard He dismissed President Hoover personally with the comment that We may concede that President Hoover did the best he knew how PREDICTS VICTORY iours German Aviator Starts 3rd Trip Across Atlantic Von Gronau and His Crew o I Three Hop OK for U S in Seaplane LIST ISLAND OF SYLT Jul 22 Wolfgang von Gro nan German aviator and hero o two previous transAtlantic flight from Germany to the United States took off from here again at 11 a m today for Chicago He was accompanied In his sea plane known as the Greenland Wai by a crew of three Including a sec ond pilot a mechanic and radio op erator His route will be substan tially the same as that followed In his two previous flights in an 1931 by way of Iceland Grccnhinr and Labrador Stop nt Iceland His first stop was planned for Iceland His first stop in North America was scheduled to be at Montreal WANTS TO KEEP IOWA DEMOS IN FULL HARMONY Convene to Name Men for Two Places on State Ticket DTC3 MOINES Tuly 22 Francis Cutler of Bcxme democratic primary nominee for Heuteant gov ernor announced his second resigna tion from the ticket today He had resigned Monthly but yes terday withdrew his resignation from the secretary of state and again entered the race I am taking this action in the interests of harmony in tlie demo cratic party he said today It is of course a great disappointment to me but I have decided to make the sacrifice Cutler said that his friends had rged him to stay in the race after iis first withdrawal The state central committee met ollowing Cutlers second resiguti ion and accepted it The resignation vas signed xmder oath and immc liatcly forwarded to G C Grcen valt secretary of state who also accepted it This left the way open to nomination by the convention without controversy Contest for Auditor R F Mitchell of Fort Dodge na tional committecman and state chairman as well as other party had declared that when a candidate filed his resignation with the secretary oE slate a vacancy is Tnm tn a ullltnn 4 2 GIRLSSLAIN IN MINNESOTA Second Body Is Found Near That of Chum Last Seen With Two Men LAKE CITY Minn July 22 Finding of a second body Thurs day convinced county officers that two girla last seen alive Tuesday night when cney left a farm home with two men were slain The scantily clad body of Louise Priggc 22 farm gir living near Rochester Minn was found Wed nesday night in the Zumbroto river 22 miles west of here by campers Yesterday searchers found the body of Frances Folikowski 22 her chum It was not far from where Miss Prigge was found Morgan Sails Abroad Just for Vacation NEW YORK July 22 P Morgan financier sailed for Europe aboard the Olympic early today with only the comment that his trip would be just a vacation created on the ticket Several names were expected to go Vicfore the convention among them N G Kraschel of Harlan Maurice Cahill of Cedar Rapids B J Galvin of Hampton and Dr J L Peppers of Webster City Senator H L Irwin of Devvitt also was Bald to be in a receptive mood A contest for state auditor re sulted when none of the four pri mary candidates received the neces sary 35 per cent of the votes They were Ed Bachman of Manson Ed F Mcdary of Waukon C W Storms of Fort Madison and W M Shaw of Newton high man In the primary with Storms iccoiul All said today they were in the race to the finish Approve Ihitfurm Approval of the arlys national platform in its entirety was i fore gone conclusion as the 1931 dole Tiirn In rnur r Colu 1 Captain von Gronau made his first flight westward across the At lantic in 1030 and landed at the battery in New York on August 26 The flight consumed 47 hours flying time He was accorded an extraordinary reception in New York tlie program of which was broadcast to Germany while the reichstag listened in Discussed Trade Itoute i During his stay in America he discussed a commercial airline over the northern route which he has al ways favored with President Hoover at Washington He said he believed the northern route was the only practical airway between the two countries In August last year he took off suddenly for Greenland on a mys tery flight which fimilly ended in Chicago He arrived at Chicago Sept 1 LY AGREES TO EE ROOSEVELT Health Officials Seek to Find If Egg Salad Made 400 Persons 111 WASHINGTON July 22 Health officials sought today to find out if it was deviled egg salad that sent more than 100 picnickers to hospitals yesterday for ptomaine poisoning treatment The clew to what had stricken the picknirkers developed when two dozen encamperl bonus seekers also fell ill Investigation showed some of tlie salad not needed for the picnic down the Potomac river had been cnt to the veterans camp Only two of all thevictims how ever were reported dangerously 111 today nltho 118 spent the night in hospitals Farley Starts Peace Making With Leader o Enemy Forces SPRINGFIELD Mass July 22 Joseph B Ely lender of the antiRoosevelt forces in Massa chusetts agreed today during H twohour conference with James A Karley Roosevelt campaign man ager to meet the democratic pres idential nominee in Albany noxt week In n statement Issued at Iv close of the confrenje Farley said Governor Fly and I have gone over the situation very carefully and I have nrrungcd for Governor Kly to meet Governor Roosovclt in Albany some day vcok and iiftor that visit Governor Ely will isiue a statement Sioux City Stage Line Permitted to Extend DFS MOINKS July 22 Iowa state board of railroad com missioners granted Corn Belt Stages Inc of Sioux City permls fion to extend its lines from Spirit Lake to Arnolds Park and from Sioux City to Spirit Lake IOWA WEATHER Fulr north mimeirhnt nrrset llrcl In ho south portion Fridav night and Saturday with Inciil HiuiKliTsshowcrs Friday night Cooler Friday night in the northwest ami north contnil portions Srasonalilt turcs Sntiinliir LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning Mnximuin Thnrsriiiy ill Minimum In Night fit At 8 A Jf rridiiy 71 Altho Thursday didnt bring what could he called a break in the 12 day dry spell there was only the barest sprinkle in Mnson City be tween 7 and 8 oclock in the morn there was a real cessation of the heat wave the days maximum being 6 degrees above thr season record established on the pievioui day Friday dawned clear vitli WIIK out of 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