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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 5, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY SATURDAY APRIL 5 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 153 Hard to Change Law Difficulties Sum marized by Capital Writer By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON April 5 Wet anddry talk cer tainly is rampant lately It has been ever since the country went dry to be sure But this is something u n p r e cedenlcd There not only is more of it now than ever but it bangs on worse with the loud pedal on con stantly What does it amount to Does it imply an increase in wet sentiment The wets say it does naturally Or does it foreshadow an attempt at real enforcement It may for some of the most vehement talkers are not wets at all but ultradrys like Senators Harris and Borah whose contention is not that there is anythingthe matter with prohibi tion but that it is not beingmade prohibitive enough v THERu is not much point in quot ing wet senators and represen tatives versus dry senators and rep resentatives or vise versa If the wet group had decided in its heart of hearts that Volsteadism had proved itself the crowning success of the ages it would not admit it If the Irys knew it would wreck civiliza tion they nevertheless would stand pat in its favor Nevertheless from conversations With a whole lot of them on both sides it is possible to draw some sort of a conclusion concerning their respective interpretations of the meaning ofso much wetanddry clamor more of r that is to say than heretofore My personal conclusion is that the drys hope it does not indicate a gen Turii to Pnne 8 Column OPPOSED President in Warning Against Treasury Deficit LEWIS DRIPPING WET IS CERTAIN TO BE AS HOOVER TALKED TO SOUTH AMERICA MOONEY PLANE IS FORCED DOWN Attempted C o a s ttoCoas NonStop flight Ends as Motot Stops FORT WAYNE Ind Aprii 5 JP Mooneys attempt to establish a transcontinental flight record for light airplanes terminat ed in a field five miles north of here at a m central time Mooney wlio left Los Angeles Cal secretly at a m Pacific time yesterday made a landing in a small pasture when the motor of his plane ceased to function Mooney was the builder of the little monoplane in which the rec ord attempt was made He express cd the belief that in covering the 2000 miles from Los Angeles to Fort Wayne he hadj established a distance record for light planes The plane carried 186 gallons of gasoline when it left Los Angeles and Mooney said the gaugre showed 50 gallons remainingwhen he land ed Mooney planned to inspect the motor this afternoon and deter mine the cause of its stoppage He said he would then fly the plane back to Wichita J Ham to Make Biggest Fight for Senate Late in Summer By FRANK J CIPRIANI Central Press Staff Writer April certain victor as the democratic nominee m the Illinois senatorial primary James Hamilton Lewis senate whip during the regime of President Wil son has made only the merest ges ture of a campaign The eloquent urbane Lewis whose words can be as sharp as the swords of Caesar and whose man ner can be as mild SLS a demulcent lullaby will not swing into action until midsummer At that time he will begin in earnest the fight ha hopes and expects wllf return him to the upper house of congress where he sat from 1913 to 1919 Neither tariff nor European alli ances will represent Lewis princi pal fight when summer rolls around The big campaign tiff will be pro hibition Lewis is wet drippingly so not personally His republi can opponent will be dry Thus there is a natural issue In an ex clusive interview with the Central Press former Senator Lewis brief ly outlined his platform Opinion on Prohibition In regard to prohibition he says I opposed the amendment as the whip of the democratic senate un der Wilson on the same grounds I now present that it is a violation of the theory of our constitution and American government and the form of the American government It is a violation for the nation from Washington to dicate to the home overnments of the states and coun ies their habits of drink food chooling or religion Where such hings are the objects of law the aw should come from the citizen at is ballot box and in his own home vhere it the law can express the eeds and the desires of the citizen affected For that reason the na ional prohibition law should be nodified so that its execution should be left to the state thru their offi Turn tn Page 8 Column RIGID ECONOMY IS NECESSARY HOOVER CLAIMS Government Must Reduce Expenditures Says Statement user Impressive ceremonies at the white house in Washington Friday marked the inauguration ot Inter Americiin wireless telephony lictwcen North and South America a distance of 5SOO miles with resident Hoover playing the leading role The chief executive talked with President limner of Chile and President CunipisteRuy of Uruguay Ihoto taken as Hoover w niled for connections shows left to right Joseph 1 Cotton assistant secretary of state Hoover Walter S Clifford president Amerfcnl Telephone and Tele graph company and Sosthencs Buhn president International Telephone company Algona May Be Chosen as Site for Fox Farm ALGONA April C C Col gan and Mr Ashman from Clear Lake were in Algona the first of the week looking over sites for a fox ranch Dr Colgan is a dentist and formerly lived in Titonka He be came interested in silver foxes about two years ago and now has a ranch near Clear Lake AUNT HET By Hobert Quillen Pas just like other men Tobacco juice on his chin dont fret him but he thinks his ideals is higher than womens because he hates a soursmellin wash rag Trout Again Lure Hoover to Out Doors MADISON Va April 5 day in the out of doors whipping the swift streams and quiet pools of the source waters of the Rapidan for trout today brot President Hoover a welcome change grind of the presidency Decisions were confined to a box of flys from which he must select the most enticing lures It was Mr Hoovers first week end visit of the season to his fio ing preserve tn the Blue Ridges and his first trip to the camp since ne hac Prime Minister MacDonald of Great Britain here as a guest With his party Mr Hoover reached the camp shortly before sunset last night and lost no time in letting the wily mountain trout know that their months of secur ity were at an end The Virginia fishing season opened April 1 A wellfillcci crec and a sharp appetite for dinner were his re ward Other members of the offi cial party also had a good catch to show PUPILS UNHURT IN AUTO WRECK Fairmont and Thompson Cars Badly Damaged by Collision THOMPSON April high school students here were consider ably shaken up and bruised as the result of a collision one mile north of here yesterday evening with u car from Fairmont Minn but suf fered no serious Injuries The students who were driving a Ford sedan were rushed to the doc tors office in Thompson by passers by The car was wrecked beyond re pair The Nash sedan driven by the Fairmont group whose identity was not ascertained also was wrecked The students were Milton and Agnes Erdahl Agnes Hesslness and Evron and Melvin Gaard The Fair mont party enroute to Chicago took the train at Thompson leaving their car in a local garage HARD DEC IS CONFRONTING L J Should He Vote For or Against Smoot Tar iff Bill By RADFOKD E AIOBLEV Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON Representative Chamberlin Flies to Chicago Luncheon Date NEWARK N J April 5 Pi Clarence D Chamberlin transAt lantic flyer took off from Newark municipal airport at a m to keep a luncheon engagement in Chicago He was accompanied by Co James Fitzmaurice of Lhe crew of the German monoplane Bremen which flew from Ireland to Labra dor two years ago and Miss Uuth Nichols a flyer Chamberlin and Fitzniaurice nre to be guests of tho Chicago press club at a luncheon and at a club night program tonight They planned to stop at Cleveland ami arrive in Chicago between 8 and 10 a m CONFERENCE IS NEAR ITS END American Delegation Re serves Space on Ship for Home Trip LONDON April 5 fiv power naval conference hurrie on today to what generally was considered its inevitable end Unless the situation changes greatly in the next day or two observers believed the negotiations will be concluded before Easter The American delegation has en gaged space on the Leviathan leav ing England April 22 two days after Easter The French and Italian dele gations may leave as soon as the plenary session is held next week ItalyFrance Impatient It was expected that a three power treaty between America Japan nnd Great Britain would be drawn up in the remaining days of the parley with Prime Minister MacDonald said to be the only man among the naval delegates who still has much hope of a break in the 1m1 passe which seems definitely to ex clude France and Italy from agree ment The French and Italians them1 selves patience apparently frayeti by the longarguments over Italys contention for parity with Francn in unofficial statements passed even this point and mutually blamed the other for their failure to reach an accord Treaty Result There was no disposition any where however to belittle the ac complishment of a three power treaty which it is pointed out would have been the maximum pos sible at the unsuccessful tripartite conference at Geneva The threepower treaty which probably will be drawn up will in clude the principles of a battleship holiday scrapping of five capita ships by Great Britain tnree by the United States and one by Japan adoption of a big cruiser ratio con taining the RapidRn figures and the Turn to iugc 8 Column April L J Dick inson of Algona Iowa returns here the latter part of the montl from conducting his Iowa senatoria campaign he will Be confronted will one of the most difficult decisions ol his long legislative career This i the question whether to vote for ot against the HawlcySmoot tarif bill Dickinson is scheduled to be back in Washington about April 20 in or der to attend to various duties ir the house and te be present at the wedding of hisdaughter Ruth The appropriation bill for the de partment of agriculture has ueei held up pending hia return Chair man Wood Indiana has not taker up the bill on behalf of his approp riation committee at the request o Dickinson who wired Wood that hi desired to take part in the confer ence on the bill because of the sen ates action in adding 57000000 t the Mediterranean fruit fly approp riation Voted for Original Bill This Dickinson opposes as doe Wood chaiman of the appropiiii lions subcommittee on agriculture Dickinsons influence is strong con sequently the bill will not go t conference until he returns Meanwhile however the tavif bill is scheduled to be nearing th end of its stormy congressional ca reer at just about that date Dickin son voted for the original house bill on the theory he told friends that the senate coalition would reduce the industrial rates The failure of the coalition to hold together has completely re moved any rensonfor voting for the bill However in the opinion of the April rlouse Action Shoals Is Not Certain WASHINGTON April 5 The future of Senator Norris Mus cle Shoals resolution proposing gov ernment operation was cloaked in uncertainty today as the senate passed the measure along to the house Altho the latter branch of con rcss approved the resolution two years ago republican leaders there are understood to be of the same mind as the administration group in the senate which voted solidl against it when the measure came to a ballot late yesterday It was passed 45 to 23 over its opposition Beyond the attitude of the house there lay too a persisting doubt as to what President Hoovers reactior would be if the measure should he sent to the white house for his ap proval Norris determined stand for hib resolution which staved off all ef forts at serious modification rewarded by a roll call which fount the democrats and the independen republicans voting almost solidly foi the measure Two democrats Steel of Iowa and Tydings of Maryland opposed it Under the terms of the resolution a government corporation would be created to operate the power am nitrate plants for the production o fertilizer The corporation would b directed by a bipartisan board o three members appointed by th president The measure would authorize th corporation to sell any surplus pow er with the stipulation that state and municipalities be given prefei ence The proceeds would be tially distrubted among the state nearby 5 ITi President Hoover is looking forward to a slender surplus at the close of this and the next fiscal year if the most rigid economy is exer cised meanwhile by both the legis lative and executive branches of the government His estimate is based upon income tax collections for March which he says indicate that the unfavorable developments of last fall did not af fect individual incomes to the extent that many had feared The years eceipts from this source are now xpected to be somewhat less than ast year but substantially greatei nun in 3928 Surplus Is Kcdiiccd At the current rate of expenditure he in a statement is sued for publication today it ap jears that we should be able to clos he fiscal year ending the thirtietl of next June with a very moderat surplus The same holds true for next year he continued but there the situation Breaks Again CITY April 5 Hurling aside mans puny me chanical contrivances which for seven hours held the recalcitrant gusher the Mary Sudik No 1 under control the well early today again resumed its wild rampage flaunt ing a rumbling pillar of petroleum over the south Oklahoma City field The big well smashed out of con trol at oclock a m after u specially constructed master gate known as an overshot began to lealt Worked In Darkness These leaks widened rapidly jolts creaked and the whole struc ture began to give way Fearing lhat the overshot would be ripped loose and sent smashing up thru the 122 fool steel derrick the few men who had been stationed to watch the well thru the night flung open the valves and the column of oil and gas again spurted high over the crownhlock and sputtered down over the already oil soaked country side Handicapped by the darkness in which they were forced to work the men at the well were helpless im mediately to attempt further to con fine the gusher Workers who lust night con quered the well after nine days o NOMINATION OF PARKER BRINGS A F OF L FIGHT Turn to 8 Column is clouded by the a surplus originally estimated at 547000000 has already been reduced by 0000000 thru congressional appro priations Tux Cut Justifiable The major difficulty in pros pect Hoover added arises from the fact that bills already favorably reported by congressional commit tees if enacted into law would en tail an additional expenditure of nearly next fiscal year an as far as we can see today in evitably result in a deficit The sit uation clearly culls for most rigid economy and deferment of even otherwise justifiable expenditures by both the legislative and executive departments The presidents statement said that the income tax payments of corporations apparently will not fail Turn to Puce 8 Column Whittemore Minister Made Major in U S Reserve Army Corps WHITTEMORE April Rev Father C P Sweeney pastor of St Michaels Catholic church has been notified of his promotion to the rank of major jn the officers reserve The Rev Father Sweeney has held the rank of captain for several years being assigned to the eightyeighth division He will now be assigned to the seventh division Glenna Wins Golf Honors at Pinehurst PINEHURST N Car April 5 UP Collett of Providence R I American womens golf cham pion today won the historic north and south womens tournament for the second consecutive year by de feating Miss Edith Quier of Read ing Pa one up In carrying the match to the eighteenth the sharp shooting Penn sylvania girl staged a remarkable comeback Three down at the thir teenth she won three holes in suc cession to square the match on the fifteenth Aliss Collett captured the short sixteenth which proved to be the margin of victory Turn In 1iise H Column I WOMANDJESON HER WAY HOME Rochester Resident Desired to See Children Bejore Death Came OSAGE April Bertha Kunz who was on ler way from a tuberculosis sanitarium in Daven port to her home in Rochester Minn died Thursday afternoon at 4 oclock in the Travellers Inn She was accompanied by her hus band and father and was anxious to get home to see her little chil dren before she died She was so exhausted by the trip they had stopped here to let her a while before going on The body was taken to the Champion funeral homo and later a Rochester undertaker came after it Hawks Has Perfect Flying Weather as He Nears Trips End CLEVELAND Ohio April Capt Frank Hawks who is making a transcontinental glider flight landed at the Cleveland airport at after a flight from Columbus After having luncheon here Cap tain Hawks will resume his flight this afternoon to Buffalo The flyer made an easy landing in his glider at the Cleveland airport He cast loose his tow line at a high altitude and drifted in easy circles to the landing field Weather conditions for todays trips were ideal PLANECRASH BEINOPROBED Head of Aircraft Company and His Pilot Killed in Wreck GARDEN CITY N Y April today sought tire cause of an accident in which T Worden Humcr president of the Bach Ailcraft corporation of Van Nnys Cal and his pilot R W Mc Cnilistar killed when their airplane fell and burned Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April 5At a dinner one night at Am bassador Dawes I told the Japa nese delegate Admiral Taka hari I want to shake hands with yon I am going home and in a few months I want to tell everybody 1 shook band p with the win ner Japan came WILL IMXJEItS to the conference demanding a higher rating 10101 instead ol 1010G Thursday she got it They could have given it to her the first day and saved all this board bill I have said all the time that if anything was done at London it would be on battle ships and not on cruisers th thing they went there to settle on You see England on account of her dozens of coaling stations dont need battleships And nei ther does Japan They want cruisers so they agree to limn something Jhat they dont want but we do YOUTH WILL N Y RACKETEER IS FOUND SLAIN Ganglands Vengeance on Squealer Fulfilled Police Believe YORK April 5 bul let fired into his head in front a drugstore at Eighth avenue nnd Thirtieth street a rew hours earlier caused the death today of James Clark 30 alias Collins n reputed racketeer A few minutes before the shoot ing Clark had entered the drug store and made a purchase As he strolled out a man walked up pressed a revolver to Clarks heatl and tired a single shot Clark died a few nours later The gunman capcd PoJicc believe the shooting was the result of a gangland belief lhat Clark had squealed He had becu a witness in a gang slaying Judges Decision in Labor Case Prompts Oppo sition WASHINGTON April 5 William Green president of the American Federation of Labor told u senate judiciary subcommittee to day thai all organized labor is united in opposition to confirmation of Judge Johii J Parker of North Carolina is an associate justice of lie supreme court Green was the first witness at earings of those opposed to the onfirmation of Judge Parker who vus named by President Hoover to ucceecl the late Justice SanCord Before Green testified Chairman Overman of the judiciary subcom nittee considering the nomination ntroduced a letter from Governor Gardner of Noilh Carolina and oth er North Carolinians indorsing Judge Paiker Green said labor was opposed to Parker because of his decision up holding an injunction restraining the United Mine Workers from solociting membership in the Red Jacket Coal and Coke company in West Virginia Borah Gives Opinion Senator Borah republican Idano said that it seemed to him that the gist the famous Red Jacket Coal case decision was that an injunc tion was issued restraining union men from trying to uniou fnen tractswith employers V Borah a member of a sonata judiciary subcommittee holding hearings on Judge Parkers nomina tion made his comment after Wil liam Green president of the Amer ican Federation of Labor had said that Parkers ruling sustaining an injunction against labor unions for the Red Jack Consolidated Coal and Coke company was a step toward condemning labor to industrial serv itude Green contended thut the deci sion in effect restrained labor unions from soliciting membership among the coal companys em ployes He also said it forbade tnem to give financial assistance to the workers in the event that they should join the union Green Is Challenger Senator Hebcrt republican Rhode Island a committee member chal lenged a contention by Green that the Parker decision forbade unions from soliciting membership Thats your Judge Parkers it inquired Senator Hehert Yes sir replied Green but that ic what the decision really meant Turn to 8 Column fit Arrest of Gang of 5 Men and 2 Women Wea Is Clew to Robberies DETROIT April 5 bank robberies the holdup of n postal substation and a dozen busi ness places and the robbery of a hospital payroll were believer to have been solved today by the ar rest of n gang of five men and twt women one of Llie latter a fonnei nurse Those under arrest nre Ruth Jnnes 23 year old former student nurse at Providence hospital Edith Casppiues 3fi Ralph Benham Leon ard Kovie and Samuel Thomas and Harry Boron The members of the gang have confessed most of the robberies po lice said All nre charged with roi bery armed One of the robberies was that of a branch of the Ohio Rnvinjjs bank nnd trust company in Toledo of March 20 IOWA WEATHER Fair Saturday and Sun duy Cooler Saturday nlglit LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 21 hour period ending nt 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum IVlihiy T7 Minimum in Night At 8 A M 51 Fridays highest temperature 77 degrees set a record for 1930 It exceeded by two degrees the maxi mum temperature for March Satur day morning the wind had shifted around into the west with a slight inclination to the north This and the fact that the sun was having to fight its way thru a thin layer of clouds made unlikely a high maxi mum for Saturday WEATHER FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday April the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great Monday night or Tuesday and aga near end of week in north portions moderate temperature except colder near middle of week ;