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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME V OL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 25 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 170 Worry Over Nyes Probe Politicians Uneasy as Senator Gets Under Way By CHARLES P STEWART lASHINGTON April 25 CPA Gerald P Nye of North Dakota is the type of public man whose idea of a n ample amount of money to be spent by a candidate on a statewide cam paign la the cost of touring his commonwealth in a tin with no addi tional charge for meals because he has to eat anyway whether running for office or not And Nye is chairman of the com mittee recently appointed to keep a sharp eye on the contenders ex pense accounts In this years senate fights Now there are states where a couple of millions is considered rea sonable for a seat in the upper house of congress The aspirant who tries to economize is extremely un likely to win Wilh Nye on the job Is it any wonder that politicians from such areas look mighty wor ried just now North Dakotan is a terrible i investigator too Until Nye came lo Washington about five years ago Senator Tom J Walsh of Montana held the championship belt as the most fero cious prober on Capitol hill Walsh however knows certain re straints He is a extremely able one and within legal limits a mer Timi tti Ijige 8 Column FACING ASSAULT CHARGE r Held After Being Fined as Liquor Violator FAIRMONT Minn April 25 UP Rev Joseph Hayostek a Roman Catholic priest of Roches ter Minn today was in the county jail here on a charge of attempting to assault a 20 year old school teacher Fairmont The com plaint was filed by the young wo mans father The Rev Father Hayostek wag arrested yesterday at Albert Lea where he pleaded guilty in justice court to a charge of transporting liquor After being fined 5100 for that offense he was turned over to Martin county authorities of Fair mont to face the more serious charge here Officers said the teacher identi fied the priest as her assailant when she viewed him at Albert Lea yesterday Six other girls also told authori ties that Hayostek was the inau who had annoyed them on Albert Lea streets GAINS Wont Mention Names of House MANS FILES Track for Relays BENSON FILED FOR ONLY ONE OFFICE ERROR IN REPORT A Des Moines dispatch Thursday stated that Charles A Benson Clay ton county farmer and candidate for the republican congressional nomin ation in the fourth district was also a candidate for renomination as slate senator This waa in error Senator Benson has two more years remaining in his second term in the state senate and filed only for the congressional post AUNT MET By Robert Qtiillen They neednt blame Ellas nerves on glands Its lack of early spankin that causes the kind o gland trouble shes got Elaine Reads of Con gressman Who Pat ronizes Speakeasy WASHINGTON April 25 finite announcement that con fidential reports of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment mentioning some members of the house of representatives in connec tion with drinking would not be placed in the record ofthe senate lobby committee was made today by Senator Walsh democrat Montana The Montana senator while de clining to discuss any mention of drinking in the reports said they clid contain strictures upon certain people and that they had only the most remote If any connection with lobbying Blnine Reads Reports The question arose yesterday when Senator Elaine republican Wisconsin read a report from the associations records which said candidate for congressman is a worse pussy footer than an other candidate for He drinks beer in speakeasies and points to his glass when askerl where he stands but will not say anything Elaine omittedthe names Senator Robinson republican In 3iana attempted to place reports from several states In the recordns found in the associations files but Blatne protested The committee questioned Curran concerning the expense accounts of Walter G Hooke while workin against prohibition at the Illinois and New York legislatures last year Had Been Host to Ijjoc Hooke Is assistant to Curran and is the associations political agent One of the items as read by Rob inson showed iAepresentative Igoe of Illinois had been entertained Hookas traveling expenses for one month was Robinson said He read a large number or Hums for meals and hotel bills Curran said that if the reports were analyzed the amounts would be found to be reasonable Another item was for prtertain ment of Senator Starr whom Cur ran said he thot was a member of the Illinois senate LONDON PACT SIGNED Bearing a slender golden pen Secretary of Slate Henry Stim son was the first to sign the London Naval Treaty at St Jiimes Ialsice London Eng landvJnst after signing Secre tary Stimson and members of tlip United States delegation topk ship for the return Uffc to America Chandler Los Angeles NewHeadofANPA NEW YORK April 25 ry Chandler of the Los Angeles Times was elected president nf be American Newspaper Publishers association at the closing session of the organizations three day meet ing today Howard Davis of the New York HeraldTribune was elected vice president George N Rogers of the Cleve land plain dealer was reetected secretary N B C PLANS BROADCAST OF DEMONS GAME DES MOINES April 25 National Broadcasting company will broadcast the first home game of the DCS Moines baseball club of the Western League next Friday The radio hookup hag been ar ranged because the contest will be the first ever played in a class A or larger baseball league at night Kenesaw Mountain Landis base ball commissioner and E S Barn ard president of the American league are among baseballs celebri ties who will witness the experi ment under giant floorlights Approximately forty stations are expected to receive the program thru WEAF and WJZ WOC at Davenport will grant time to WHO at DCS Moines for the event Sen Kaney the old timer will be sent from the Chicago offices to broadcast the game He will he as sisted by Dick Wells of WHO The Broadcasting will probaby start at 10 p m picking up the game at about the sixth inning The game will start at p m hut the beginning of the broadcasting must be delayed in order to conform with the network program CLASS B RECORD IS SMASHED BY JEFFERSON H S Preliminaries Being Run Off Under Perfect Conditions By CHARLES W DUNKLEY Associated Press Sports Writer DRAKE STADIUM DES MOINES April 2D with a fast dry track presented favorable conditions for record smashing as 2600 athletes from 17 states opened the Drake relay cai nival this afternoon The track and field performers represented 157 universities col leges and high schools from the At lantic coast to the Pacific and as far south asTexas Preliminaries in nearly all events were run off tnis afternoon witn the finals set for tomorrow Sure lo Quulify As the first events were run off a warm sun beat down on the field with just a faint breeze from the north to slap at thehacks of the runners iu the dash and hurale events v Cy Luelancl Claude Bracey of Rice institute two sensational sprinters from the Lone Star state figured easily to qualify for the 100 yard dash and hook up in another 100 of the century tomorrow Breaks Class IJ Murk Jeffersdn high scnools quarter mile team composed of Marain Lyons Sharp and Rogers broke the class 15 record of IG3 seconds held jointly by Clarinda and Washington by winning the third heat in 453 seconds Perry was second In that heat Brighton won the first heat in seconds Grinnell the second in 476 Shenandoah the fourth in 467 Washington the fifth in 47 and Greenfield the sixth in 47G seconds The winners of each heat quali fied for Hie final to be run at 4 p m Crcston Hanks Third Creston was third In the fourth heat while Webster City was second in the sixth Jefferson also set the pace in the S80 yard relay preliminaries winning the fourth heat in 1 minute 349 seconds Perry came in third with Ames second Winners of heats and their times were Brighton Storm Lake Eldora Training school Washington and Shenumloah 37S Creston was second and Carroll Ihird in Brightons heat Shenandoah turned in the best performance in the class B mile re lay preliminaries with a time of Winners of other heats and Turn jn Iucc 5 Column NAMED BY HOOVER Walsh Former Wife of G B Post Friend Slain EARLY RETURNS OFCi Si Algona One of Group Unusually Heavy Seas Pound Long Beach Shore LONG BEACH Cal April heavy seas continued to pound the Long Bench water front today Harbor officials sought the reason for the phenom enon Des Moines Man Takes Own Life by Shooting DES MOINES April 25 Arthur F Bingemnnn 48 assistant secretary of the Union Construction shot himself to death at the offices of the company today He left a note to Charles Fletter president of the company stating that his health was such that he was unable to do his work i Catcalls Hooting Absent Convicts Back to Work Move Continues to Have Warden Thomas Ousted From Office COLUMBUS Ohio April 25 Apparently accepting restoration ut prison discipline convicts in the Ohio penitentiary where prison ers lost their lives in a fire Monday went to breakfast in nn orderly manner early today Catcalls and hooting were ahseni and for the first lime in four inv the men marched with n firii snappy step Guards expressed amazement at the demeanor of the men who only yesterday were a howling mob refusing to abide by the orders of teir keepers and re fusing to heed orders until their de mands for the removal of Warden Preston E Thomas were met The warden was not removed however Volunteer for Kcllcf Another about face in the pas sive resistance campaign was seen when eifrH convicts volunteered to relieve who have shoveled coal in the power house al mostconstantly since the disnster An unnamed convict appeared vol untarily in Warden Thomas office Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April we are riding high in this country Our most annoying problem i s which car will I use today7 Isnt thai static fright ful We are just sitting in top of t h e world F o r every automo bile we furnish H an accident for every radio sold we put on two murders Three robberies to every bath tub installed liuilding two golf courses to every ctnirch Our Bootleggers have manicures and our farmers have mortgages Our courts nre full our jnils are full our politicians are full If we cant house a prisoner we burn him up Truly Rome saw such prosperity Well tell the cockeyed world we are go Yours WILL ROGERS Frederick II Payne of Greenfield Mass has been chosen by Ircsidcnt Hoover to fill the longstanding vacancy of Assistant Secretary if at Washington Ho is to have direction over the procuring ot all military supplies Payne IH va wellknown New lingluntl Kansas Governor Says Re duction Program Is Unwarranted TOPKKA Kans April 25 Taking issue again with the federal farm boards proposals for a reduc tion in the countrys wheat acreage Gov Clyde M Reed of Kansas today asserted in a letter to Alexander Legge chairman of the board that such a program is unwarranted at this time Quoting the 1928 republican na tional platform Governor Reed said he was quite certain it was not in the mind of nny one at that time that placing the agricultural inter ests of America on n basis of ecu nopiy eqiirility uilh other industries meant that the farmer would have to reduce his production which has always been on an export basis to a basis of domestic requirements The governors lengthy letter qnoed statistics to show tho coun trys population in the past 30 years had increased faster than its pro duction of wheat and that as a re sult exports of the grain from llv United States during the past six years were less than they were 3d years ago He expressed hope that the rela tive short world crop of 1929 would cause the carry over produced by the plentiful crops of the two pre ceding years to disappear and that at the end of this crop year the world wheat conditions would be re stored to what might be fairly termed a normal condition Delegates Failed Says Leader of Opposi tion Party rpOKVO April ID ot traitor from opposition mem bers interrupted Foreign Minister Baron Sideharas exposition on the London naval treaty in the house of representatives this afternoon The foreign ministers speech was the same as that delivered in the house of peers this morning and was greeted with much excitement Ihe minseito majority section cheering and the seiyukia chief opposition I raising a chorus of hos tile shouts Rends Speech lo ICuO Unperturbed Sidehara read his speech to the end Thereafter the opposition began a more orderly assault upon the governments acceptance of the London pact reverting to regular parliamentary tactics Ki Inukai veteran president of he seiyukai party fired the open ng gun with a scathing interpella tion on the naval policy Our delegates he said failed to obtain what they previously de clared were the minimum needs of the state for defense i thenj can the premier as sert that the empire is not en dangered by this treaty Premier Is Confident Premier Hamagiichi replied stiff ly that the cabinet was ready to as sume responsibility for the safety of the empire and that he was con fident the state defenses under the new pact would be entirely ade quate LACUNA BEACH Cal April 25 jealousy over social position was blamed by the authorities here today for the murder of Mrs Doris Murray Palmer an artist formerly of Chicago and the suicide of Mrs Guy Bates Post erstwhile musical comedy star and divorced wife o the noted actor The bodies of the two women who were reputed to have betn very close friends were found In Mrs Palmers bungalow here late yesterday Blame Mrs Palmer known as an urtisl and designer of scenery for the Laguna Beach playhouse bad been shot in the baclt Mrs Posts body with a bullet thru the mouth and 1 tluui 5000 population all brain was found lying on a revolver j showed increases varying in which two exploded shells woo to 1201 With Increase in Population DES MOINES April 25 dence that Iowas city popula tion will show a substantial increase for the decade from 1920 to HlliO is seen in early census reports made by Iowa supervisors Thirteen cities each of more than 3000 population by the 1930 count had been reported this morning Ten of them showed increases aggregat ing 4410 The other three showed a total loss of 1251 a net gain fui the group of Five Above five of the i were cities of mure of whicn from 21G Group Had Been Forced to Join Ranks of Commun ists Claim HANKOW April 20 press dispntcncs received here today reported that 2000 farmers who had been forced to join Hie ru of the communists had oen slain during battles with government troops near the northeast Hnpeh province town of Sbinte The advices said that government troops had defeated the reds altho the latters leaders had escaped preceded to the nenrby town anc after sacking the place massacre 1800 men women and children It waa further reported that other towns in the neighborhoodhearing of the communists depredation had evacuated the entire population leaving the towns to the looting ID 1 vaders The entire session took place in j i highly charged atmosphere neces sitating a brief recess to restore comparative quiet discovered Mrs Post known on the stage as Adelc Ritchie was seen moving about the Palmer house an hour before the bodies were found Mrs Palmer was believed to have boon shun early in the afternoon within ID minutes of the time Mrs Francis Berie socially prominent here had delivered an invitation to a lunch eon that excluded Mrs Post Hail Hecn Divoreinl Sheriff Sam Jernigan said he lieved the invitation fanned the I jealousy between the two women into a frenzy that catiaed Mrs Post to shoot Mrs Palmer and then turn the pistol on herself Mrs Post was years old Stir married the actor in 1916 after u brilliant career on the stage Four months ago she obtained u divorce in Los Angeles Mrs Palmer the former Doris Murray of Waukegan III was years old and formerly was the wffe or Dr Clinton Foster Palmer of Chicago Both women were prom inent in the fashionable artists colony here The largest city for which a re port had been received was Keokuk which had a 1930 count of 14018 an increase of or ol per cent ijhenandoah however reported the greatest numerical and percent age increase jumping from 5205 to an increase of or 2t per cent for the decade The next great eat percentage gain was made by Valley Junction which grew from 0031 10 years ago to 4278 an in crease oC GI7 or 18 per cent I Other cities above DOOO to show ains were Creston Atlantic and Oelwein Creston jumped from 8 034 to 8501 Oelwein from 7455 to 7722 and Atlantic from 5329 to 5373 SmnllcrTotvns Gain Five of tne eight cities between 3000 and 5000 showed gains They were Algona Lemars Spencer and Valley Junction The three to de crease were Washington Albia and Sheldon Tlie following able shows the trend of city population in Iowa as indicated by returns from cities over 3000 HEARS NEWS OF DOUBLE TRAGEDY AT LOCAL HOTEL Laborer Lecturer Testifies in Trial of Wisconsin Executive SHEBOYGAN Wis April 2r long parade of stale witnesses jegan today in the ouster trial of Gov Walter J Kohler as he left the after hours of adverse lamination during the last Hire days Jacob Rubin a lecturer on labor problems who mice was a socialist was the first person called by ihe prosecution Me was questioned in an effort to support the contention that the millionaire manufacturer spent nearly S 100000 in his successful quest for the republican nomina tion He followed Kohler who testified only half an hour in his third days appearance on the stand Rubin de nied that he ever had received any money from the governor Not a cent was his repeated answer Iresented Ilav Wjrd of the tragic death of Mrs Doris Murray Palmer at Lagiuui Beach was received by Robert 1C Wheeler a cousin in Mason City Thursday night Mr Wheeler who is a travellnr salesman for the Babson Manufac turing company of Chicago while at lo Column City AJbiu Aigmia Atlantic Carroll Lemurs Creston ixn ifi7f 47KH 85M 14 IX Ooluciii Sheldon Shnmlonh ifilil Spencer V JVtlnn 1U20 Inc or Ict I Cens Cens Dec or D 7 14K H 4 278 4 ON 7 4214 HOHt MIM S488 SfiMI IK M ai7 I 15 557 491 SI 7 105 IXC 47 s 45 3 4 75 IK TOTALS nn in 45 COURTS ORDER Injunction Against Florida Sheriffs Is Made Permanent MIAMI Fid April 2 eral Judge Halsted L Ritter today made permanent a temporary in junction he issued March 22 forbid ding 20 Florida sheriffs from carry ing out an order of Gov Doyle Carl ton arrest Alphonse Capone on sight and escort him to the state line Capone and his attorney F Gordon were the only witnesses at l hearing in federal court At the Ames Prexy Attempts to Reduce Cheating AMES April 25 II M Hughes of Iowa State college is conducting a movement to im prove if possible the conditions of cheating ami the irrogtilaiRies in personal conduct nnumg college stu dents The president held a conference with faculty members to discuss the problems and said I realize that this situation of hix standards in personal integrity is common thruoiit the United Slates and is not peculiar but nevertheless I feel that we should If possible improve it and make every effort to do so gave a play The County Minis ters Thursday night Talont from the school and neighborhood are in the cast Ritter read a written opinion stressing freedom of citizens of the United States and of Florida unless restrained by due process of law London Reports Strength of Mahatma Is Increasing Situation Steadily Growing Worse Thruout India IJV ASSOCIATED PKKSS The anxiety with which the British government views recent disturbances along the mountain ous northwest frontier of India was indicated today with reports that a censorship had been established and that women and children were be ing evacuated from the vicinity of Peshawar Peshawar where riots Wednesday resulted in tne killing of three lc wounding ot eight and the death VI natives is now said to he quiet altbo virtu ally In n state of siege Troops and police are alertly patroling the city Some of the political prisoners held at Peshawar were moved to a jail nt Clmrsulda where slight demon strations followed their transfer and the arrest of Abdul Caffar Khan but the police restored order without difficulty While reports came from oflicia circles that troops had been moved to the disturbed regions of ficsalpir IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy showers Sat urday anil in west anil south portions Iriilay night Slightly warmer In fliist nrui central por tions Friduy night LOCAL STATISTICS UlobeGavetle weather figures for 1M hour period ending at S oclock IYulay morning Warmest Thursday Tt oldest in Night 27 At H A M Frhlsiy Kive rainless days were completed Thursday night which is in decided contrast with last week when then was rain on practically every lay Friday dawned clear and chilly with wind out of northeast Turn o IIKC Column ;