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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1930, Mason City, Iowa t North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home By Stanle HOME EDITION 1 XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 1 1930 INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO Hot9 Senate Fights Some Contests to Ri val Presidential Campaign By CHAULES 1 STEWART ASHINGT ON April 1 Some of this years senate fights will not fall far short of a p r e s i d ential contest in ten sity of interest They will be in the nature of preliminaries to whet the specta tors appetites for the main event in 1982 As all spovt fans know the pre lims often fur nish the best fun on a whole pro tn The big heavyweight bout he end has more real importance it is not necessarily the fiercest ip by any means he congressional battles may iw considerable light on subse it probabilities also 3 instance the Illinois campaign i of a great deal more than ewide importance The duel bo rn Senator Charles S Deneen Representative Ruth Hanna Mc nick for the G O P nomina is a thriller to begin with after h the encounter between the ler and exSenator Jim Ham is on the democratic ticket lises to be an affair to go down jistory Wetordry control of ais will hinge 6n it New Jersey it will be a terrible op in the administrations slats wight W Morrow is beaten for senate by a democrat assachusetts is another doubtful more than doubtful I the G O Ps standpoint It bo a fine note will it not if resident Coolidges home corn Wealth bestows a toga next No ber on a son of Aunty Dcmoc Turn IWKSRESlil GLIDER FLIGHT ives Tucson and Heads for El Paso Texas Be hind Tow Plane KL IASO Texas April Frank Hawks left ere 11J5 a m for Sweet rjiler Texas on Ills trunsconli nnlal glider flight nftcr nar pwly escaping disaster on a ought journey from Tucson IUCSON Am April 1 it Frank Hawks transcontinen glider flight was resumed at 6 tn when his tow plane led the Iglet off the Tucson airport and Jdecl for El Paso Texas Vind yesterday gave the strange in its first rebuff Captain wks piloting the glider circled i local airport a few minutes after Tiigana plane had towed him to akeoff Cor Lordsburg N Nex outc to El Paso Texas the schcd il second night stop I Just a little glider exhibition plain Hawks told the surprised wd upon settling the craft to a 3ceCul landing A frayed end of the towcable still stened to the glider however be d the levity of its pilots explana in When Jernigan had landed the jail towbiplane Captain Hawks plained that a sudden guest of irid had caused the glider to fhten the towcable quickly snap ng it as the aerial train reached point about 10 miles from the air rt He rode the air currents back DES MOINES IS TO GET AIRPORT CROUCH VICTOR Lobby Committee Will Query Raskob HAWKS MAKING AVIATION HISTORY Rail Defeated in Cedar Rapids Asks for Recount DES MOINES April 1 Poli tics was the main source of con versation today over the state as political enthusiasts discussed the municipal elections that brot out a heavy general vote in practically every municipality Highlights in the election were the adoption oft a airport bond issue by the citizens of Des Moinea the failure of Cedar Rapids to pass ah airport bond issue the defeat of incumbent Thomas B Huff by W p Hayes for mayor in Sioux City and the close mayoralty con test in Des Moines where Parker L Crouch nosed out W F Mitchell Veteran streets commissiofier New Mayor in Capital Unique in tne municipal elections was the election at Polk City where Candidates James Stippich and T L Graeber drew lots to see who would govern when they divided 44 votes Mayor Stippich won the draw C D Huston defeated J Rail for mayor in Cedar Rapids Rail stated he would ask for a recount as there Were many chances for mistakes The garbage disposal project was passed by a large majority but the voters defeated the airport issue T G6G to 5607 Political interest buzzed in Des Kioines as close contests featured tfie race Crouch led Mitchell by 800 votes and Airport issue 10J385 to9068 ThaiibA jYiajwJU a comparative new coiner iii politics and beat out a candidate that was thot invincible Woman Wins In Humboldt Mayors elected in other Iowa mu nicipalities were J H Frederick son Harlan Ed Irmacher Earlville Carl A While Alta Vista George Arnold Allison H K Rubyor Ran dalia H C Frank Sumner John Gardner Fairbank Charles Bye Janesville L C Fahr Bristow A D Allen Aredale James Edwards Cedar Heights J P Harris Mt Auburn Mrs Mary S Johnston Humboldt Mrs Clarence Burr Crabtree J L SspeedlnK across the country Frank attemptine a coasfctoconst glider Jlight has been making aviation history on to New York towcrt behind a singlemotored plane Vhoto ihovs Hawks In his clidcr greeted by Gov Clyde Wcd of Manias shortly before ha toolf Ml from Los CHIEFTAIN SAYS HE IS WILLING TO HELP PROBE Crays Letter Commend ing Houston Read to Committee WASHINGTON April 1 Chairman Caraway of the sen te lobby committee announced to ay that John J Raskob chairman f the democratic national commit ee would be called to testify next riday Caraway today received a tele gram from Raskob which said he vould be glad to appear at any ime Summoning of Raskob has been asked by Senator Robinson vepub ican Indiana to ascertain his con nection with the Association Against the Prohibition Amend nent In his telegram Raskob called at tention to testimony by Claudiu Huston chairman of the republican national committee before the lob by committee that he understoo Raskob had contributed to the An sociation Against the Prohibition Amendment HustnnO K Says Letter WASHINGTON April 1 n1I name of Jj ornmitteq was again brot into th JUDGE KELLEY IN AUTO CRASH Greene Workmen Injured ITnm to 1aso 1 Column Bobbys 69 Leads Field at Atlanta AUGUSTA Ga April 1 Bobby Jones of Atlanta national open champion turned in a brilliant 69 under par on the third round of the southeastern open golf tournament today to lead the field with a 51 hole total of 213 Gene Sarazen New York profesr sional had a 79 54 hole total of 233 Al Espinosa the third mem ber of the three some carded a 76 for i total of 236 Hnron Smith Cragston N Y professional fushed thru the thirf and fourth rounds of the southeast ern open golf tournament to catch a plane for Boston turning in a 4card of 297 for the 72 holes Smith had on the last 18 holes A U N T H E T By Robert Quillen There never was no in sanity in our family but Cousin Edgar once thot o marryin a widow woman that already had two sets o children HUCKINSASKS FOR NEW TRIAL Petition Automatically De lays Sentencing of Wizard CEDAR RAPIDS April 1 Attorneys for George E Huckins convicted of obtaining money under pretenses filed a motion for a new trial at noon today Theaction automatically stopped imposing of sentence which had been set for this afternoon The motion brot to the clerk of the courts office by Walter 7 Barngrover defense attorney set forth that the jurys verdict was nol warranted by the evidence and also alleged that prejudice had entered into the trial Judge F O Ellison was expected to hear arguments on the motion this afternoon with County Attor ney Cnrl Henrlrickson secking to ouash it ELLIS TO BUILD MODERN AIRPORT New Field to Be Put in Shape for Aviators in May CHARLES CITX April Charles City has the promise of a well equipped airport including hangar garage oil station and other equipment with a government licensed mechanic in charge and all to be in readiness by May 1 Car lisle Ellis is the promoter of the project which will mean much to Charles City and require the outlay o many thousand dollars A tract of 106 acres north of the grey iron foundry of the Oliver Equipment company has been se lected for the site and the hangar will be located on the corner of Six teenth avenue and Cleveland streets A distinct advantage is that the field will be within reach of sewer water and electric lights Mr Ellis owned 72 acres of thisi land for some time and recently purchased 34 acres of the W C Blunt farm The promoter has inspected a great many1 airports and will incor porate the best ideas in the one being built for Charles City While it will be privately owned the port will be thrown open for the use of any aviator The avito and airplane garage will provide service day and night The plan is to sell airplanes and provide a complete course of in struction for flyers of planes ant gliders according to Mr Ellis White the city will be asked to change a street so as to make the route more direct with the business district no financial support will be asked of either city or individuals Mr Ellis states that all airport rules will be rigidly enforced on the field and that unlicensed pilots and planes j will not be permitted to take passen gers for hire Fire Feared as Oil Well Spouts Gas OKLAHOMA CITY April manspuny efforts to re strict its towering strength tlie Mary Sudik No 1 wild oil gusher of the Oklahoma City field today a constant menace of thou sands of barrels of oil hundreds of feet into the air AU suggested precautions were aemg taken against the possibility of rm outbreak of the grim terror of the oil fields fire Swept on the wingsof a 30 mile gale petroleum laden spray from what is termed the largest sweet high gravity well in the world yesterday showered over rhe countryside to the north of the gusher Disaster Looms for City Gravity of the situation was les sened somewhat during the night when rhe wind lessened A sudden flash of flame ignltirfg the oil would carry disaster vad tremendous loss to the citizens of Oklahoma City who after years of effort finally have proved that an extensive pool of liquid gold lies at tlieir door Aa i result of yesterdays high wind housewives in South Okla homa City were warned to close the windovs of their homes Fire fighting equipment was dotted in strategic locations along the edge of the city and thruout the oil fields The critical situation developed after workmen apparently had ruc Estate of LaFayette Young Valued at More Than Million Dollars DES MOINES April 1 Virginia M Young administratrix of the estate of Lafayette Young Jr today filed a report showing assets of 5100667331 Liabilities were Young died Feb 12 His widow was named sole bene ficiary in his will OLD CHARGE OF DYNAMITE CAUSE Boyce Preister and Frank Bunker Drillers Hit Explosive GREENE April Prei er workman on the sewer ditch riere is in the hospital at Waterloo seriously injured from an explosion of dynamite which happened here this morning while he and Frank Bunker another workman were drilling Bnrker also severely injured by the flying rock and dirt is expected to live but probably will lose the sight of one of his eyes according1 to reports from attending physi cians Preisier is given but alight chancn for recovery Preister and Bunker were drilling in the side of the ditch preparatory to inserting a charge of dynamite Their drill struck an old charge that hfid been laid previously but which had never been exploded Rock and dirt was thrown high into the air by the explosion and botli raen were thrown to tiie grourd and partly covered by the flying material Their chests arid faces were mutilated by the charge and buth were unconscious for a time Preisier the most severely in jure I of the two is a to Greene and has been employed for only a short time on the ditch Bunker is a Greene resident i hns two children He is about 45 years old Tiiiui I Iage 1 Column Five Are Killed in Riots in Calcutta CALCUTTA IndiaApril 1 Five men were killed in riot ing today which followed a passive resistance demonstration against enforcement of a new rule restrain ing carUrs from taking out buf faloes during the hottest hours of the day One Hindu was killed when police fired on a large crowd of carters who had gathered at the Calcutta end of Howrey bridge The crowd threw brickbats at the police and injured three sergeants Four more were killed in riotinp this afternoon in Harrison road which is the usual storm quarter in this region Census Takers Rob Chicago Home of Gems CHICAGO April 1 men posing as census takers in vaded a Sheridan Road mansion yesterday and escaped with jewelrj valued around after si members of the household ant guests were bound gagged anc blindfolded with adhesive tape and ropes Mrs Lottie Brenner Von Buelow owner of the home nnd her es tranged husband Enrique Von Buelow ft German World wn aviator whom she is suing for di vorce were two of the victims NThe census takers called atth Von Buelow home twice but on th first visit Mrs Von Buelow ha not yet returned from a shoppin trip Several hours latcr the called ajraio FAYETTE MOVIES SSUESARPI ake Mills Favors cipal Ownership Light Plant r MUNICIPAL elections m Iowa were characteuzed by extreme quietness or by in ivalry Special issues were few ar between but created consk able interest in instances wh hey had been present Lake Mills with a municipal ownership of the1 ilant in the offing elected a gr favorable to such a plan withq great deal ol opposition J C was elected mayor and B fji H H Oppedehl N G Johnso Tweed and Nels Thoen coun js Marble Rock and Dumon voted for a municipal band contest was spirited in the tax carried only by ajir of 13 votes The count wasii tie tax to 111 against la Ma Rock the vote was 84 forp the to 50 against it WilsonIs New Mayor Marble Rock voters electes A Wilson mayor Moore C Stroud Philip Baltimore Lloyd Ola oilmen Fred Noclting VfRt mayor atDumpnt with 1 ticket of councilmen A J on the opposing ticket we city assessor k In Fajv jt g movie WP tlib 4s Chester Cray representative of the merican Farm Bureau federation vas questioned about a letter he vrote in which he said that Huston vas O K and is doing all he dares 0 do in his position Gray explained he had received he information from J W Worth ngton chairman of the executive lommittee of the Tennessee River mprovement association which ad rocated acceptance of the bid of the American Cyanamid company for vluscle Shoals The farm federation reprcsenta ive had previously testified his or ganizations also favored the Cyan mid companys bid Huston Collected Huston a former president of the Tennessee association has been questioned at lengthby the commit ee He testified he had collected 536100 from the Union Carbide for lis association and had deposited it emporarily Hi his personal broker age account Other witnesses testified there iad been a shortage in the account vhen the money was deposited and 1 part of the funds was used as nargin for stock purchases Shortly afterwards Huston tolci he committee that he had been un eble to obtain records of the im rovement association because of iVorthingtons illness Will Rogers Says Hoover will BEVERLY HILLS April is the advance copy of what Mr say over the phone Thurs day to the presidents o 1 Argentine Chili and Uruguay Brother presidents you are lucky to preside over a land where there i a n o Pennsylvania to WILL ROGERS make your tariff where sugar is a commodity and not an issue Where your manufacturers and your farmers are so primitive that they think their relief haa to from their own efforts and not from their president Where your countries are not prominent enough to have refu gees stranded at foreign confer ences nnd lastly brothers if the prohibition issue ever comes uj during your term resign quick in favor of your worst enemy Boys I am telling you a mouth ful Yours in envy H H WILL Are Hurt in Keadon of Cars at Kensett VENSETT April c H Kelley of Charles City accom panied by his court reporter George Blake while on their way to North wood Monday afternoon to open a session of the district court today suffered scalp wounds and cuts when the automobile in which they were riding collided with another machine on the highway thru Ken sett The other car was occupied by J C Cooper and his son Fay Cooper who live near Plymouth nd Wilbur Boutelle of Kensett Taken to Manly All of the occupants were taken o Manly by Ray Boutelle county latrolman and son of Wilbur Bou elle They were treated at the iffice of Dr F S Wesley Judge Kelley it was found suf ered a bruise on his forehead which was not serious He caught a ida to Northwood last night and plans for opening of court oday Mr Blake who suffered a calp wound in which six stitches vere taken left for Northwood ater in the evening Fay Cooper was the most seri usly injured according to Dr Wes ey An artery on the top of his lead was severed resulting in a bad lemorrhage He also had cuts on he face neck andlegs J C Cooper uffered two fractured ribs Mr ioutelle suffered a broken rib and ther minor injuries Sleet Was Cause Snow and sleet which clung to the windshield reducing visibility to almost nothing was reported to lave been the cause of the crash The Cooper automobile a Nash was starting on its way to Plymouth after the Coopers had attended a funeral in Kensett Both this ma chine and the Cadillac driven by Judge Kelley were badly smashed in what appeared to have been a headon collision The Kelley automobile was taken to a Mason City repair shop where it was found the frame was bent fenders smashed axle bent nnd springs broken The other car which was left here was similarly dam aged Mf to pno A total of 344 cast in the election and were for the Sunday Hoyt was elected mayoi and councilmen will be C A Ash E Hartman Henry Hettler E Billings A J Fox and A B Cart W H Lewis defeated G E Bent six times mayor of Spencer in mayoralty race there Councilmej elected are E M Culbertson Cli Bowman N A Funk L R Mas1 R S Brown and E S Martin Taggart was elected treasurer Jt Thompson assessor and Otto Bjornstad Keep Superior Court John Johnson was elected mayor of Rockwell with 185 votes casts Joseph Gallagher was elected treas urer and M D Roderick assessor Councilmen elected were R A Arm strong G A Bower N C Eye George H Meyer and William Smith S M Cottrell defeated S I Rut ledge in the race for mayor of Iowa Falls by a majority of 160 votes Voters favored retention of the su crior court established a year ago y a majority of 60 ballots The Vote was 590 for and 530 against Johnson is a new tlv town council elected Monday R elected councilmen are S W H ner John Berfield and C E BuxU Quiet at Crcsco City election at Cresco was a qi affair there being no issue nor c Turn in Pnge 1 Column Wea Three Women Hurt in Convent Fire NEW ORLEANS April 1 One aged woman was suffering to day with txins on her face two others were recovering from the ef fects of smone and four were un scathed after a fire last night that damaged the Sisters of Mercy con vent refuge tor homeless women They were rescued by firemen using ladders aftct destruction of stair ways in the building cut off their csctipo IOWA WEATHER ienerally fair Tuesday i ami Wednesday not quKe eoMl in northwest portion T i daynight slowly risingtes poiMtiires Wednesday dJ LOCAL GlobeGazette weather figures 24 hour period ending at 8 qclocl Tueslay morning Maximum Monday 3S Mininmih in Night I7 At 8 A M Thursday 2S Snowfall lJhrt Precipitation 06 of an jtriuhj While the records are i should be noted that March pf 193 was an exception to the can be called a March comes in like a lionit out like a lamb The month Sf ended came in like a and went out the same that the roaring at the coricljf wasnt quite so ferocious ananiiltej ;