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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1930, Mason City, Iowa Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HiS MEM 4 ART OF IOWA MOI I A VOL XXXV3 FTVEOENTS PER C OPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKE SKKV1CL THE NEWSPAPKK THA i MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NK1UHBOKS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 2 1930 EDITION SUPPLY Cruisers to Have Planes Construction Is New Problem Left By Treaty By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 2 Americas new sixinch gun cruisers under the London naval treaty essential ly will be small aircraft carriers Lex ingtons and Sar atogas accord ing to British ex perts who de scribe them in a good deal of de tail in English technical publi cations j This may be one of the not in frequent cases In which the neigh bors know more our business than we ourselves know From what I hear at the navy de partment Uncle Sams constructors are still thinking over the problems raised by the London treaty How ever possibly some of them have talked tentatively with overseas specialists fishing for others ideas and trying to ascertain the latters opinions concerning their own Such chats do occur among fellowcrafts IF THE new vessels are to be min iature Lexingtons and Saratogas it is possible to visualize them pret ty well by examining either one of our big aircraft carriers thru a dim inishing glass Originally the Lexington and the Saratoga were to have been battle cruisers a battle cruiser classing as a capital nava vessel like a bat tleship but faster and to permit of this greater speed somewhat less heavily protected The Washington fivepower treaty of 192122 forced ua to take them out of this category however and Turn to Ineo 8 Column NO 256 Dissolves Writ Barring Raise in WOMEN FOUND No Identification Is Made Bullet Holes in Both Bodies CLEVELAND Ohio Aug 2 Authorities were mystified today by the finding of bodies of two women in early twenties on country roads in localities about 25 miles apart during the last 18 hours The cirdumstances of their deaths appeared to be similar Both bodies contained bullet wounds One was found yesterday after noon near Wadsworth and the oth er this morning near Berea a Cleveland suburb The body found near Berea was wellclothed her hair and eyes were dark and she was about 5 feet tall There was a bullet wound just above the right eye The body near Wadsworth was moderately well dressed She wore a black crepe dressand flesh col ored stockings Hundreds of persons who viewed her body in the Medina county morgue failed to give any indica tion as to her identity She was be lieved to have been slain Thursday night In neither instance could anyone he found who had heard a gun fired Prepare for Crowds FOREST CITY Aug 2 A committee of 10 girls under the su pervision of W H Drewes and O W Cross has made a house to house canvass of the town to obtain extra sleeping quarters during the diamond jubilee AUNT MET By Robert Quiilen There never was no sure enough iciiots in our family but Cousin Emilys girls got stuck up because their pa went to tho legislature JUDGE SUSTAINS ATTORNEYS FOR WOODMEN CASE Society Wins Point in Battle in Illinois Courts MASHVILLE 111 Aug 2 The temporary injunction en joining the head camp of the Mod ern Woodmen of America from col lecting increased rates for fraternal insurance was dissolved in the Washington county circuit court here last night by Judge Henry G Miller after 10 hours argument In sustaining the motion of the counsel for the Modern of America and setting aside tiie write injunction issued by Judge Bernrueter on July 24 Judge Millei ruled that the by laws of the so ciety as adopted by its 1929 head camp are in full force and that operations should not be interfered with Calls Restraint Illegal Counsel for the head camp con tended the restraining order was il legal inasmuch as it was granted without bond to protect the society from damages it might suffer and that it was also granted without any notice to Uie society They also argued that the new rates would 1 Tarn to Fnjtc It Column Mears Off on Speedy Trip AroundGlobe Would Recover Record He Lost to Graf Zeppelin ROOSEVELT FIELD N Y Aug 2 John Henry Mears hopped off at oclock a m C S T today in an effort to recapture the record for around the world travel His plane was piloted by Henry J Brown former airmail pilot Their first designated stop was Harbor Grace Newfoundland Todays takeoff marked Mears third effort at the round the world record His two previous attempts were successful breaking then existing records In the present at tempt he is shooting at the record of 21 days eight hours and 26 min utes established by the Graf Zeppe lin last summer and which broke his own mark of 23 days 10 hours and 21 minutes which he estab lished with the late Capt C B D Collyer in 1928 This is his first all plane trip On his previous dashes fast steamshipa were used on long water jumps From Harbor Grace Brown and Mears will head for Baldonnel air drome near Dublin It Is 1900 miles from Harbor Grace From Baldon nel their course carries them miles to Berlin 1200 miles to Mos 11 Column 1 REDS RAVAGE CHINESE CITY oXANCO Jjf J4 In the most serious devastation nt foreign property In China for many years communists looted and burned all or nearly nil foreign holdings at Changsha capital of Hunan province Above Is shown tho Educational association build ing which is believed to huvo been destroyed R100 IS BADLY NEEDING REPAIR TO TORN FABRIC Home Folks Try to Avoid Sending It to Foreign Hospital ST HUBERT Que Aug 2 The wined lion The winged lion of needed treatment today the but air the home folks were trying to avoid sending him away to a foreign hos pital Officers of the British dirigible R100 were confronted withthe task of repairing damage suffered hy the airship in the last hours of its flight from Cardington England to Can ada A large strip of fabric was ripped from the port fin by the wind and the R100 finished the voy age rith temporary repairs Two courses were open One was to attempt to replace the torn fab ric with the ship moored to the tower where it made fast yesterday morning The other was to take the airship to the United States naval at Lakehurst pN J wheie it cculd be housed in a hangar Lnlichurst Offered T at Lakehurst which has the only hangar on the conti nent large enough to house the R100 have been tendered to her officers by irles Francis Adams Turn in PnKn II Column 51 Bowles Aide Sought for Questioning on Buckley Zuta Killed by 5 Gunmen inDanceHall Chicago Gangster Long Sought By Ene mies Paid Off CHICAGO Aug 2 death squad has finished paying off Jack Zuta Five men strode across the waxed floor of ar dance hall in a Delafield Wis summer resort where a score of boys and girls were dancing last night Zuta stood there smiling feeding nickels into a mechanical piano for the dancers The leader of the quintet fired a revolver bullet into Zutas body The tinkle of music ceased dancers stood aghast and a burst of fire startled the vacationers as the kill ers stood over the fallen gangster and pumped a deadly round of ma chine gun and pistol bullets into him Aug 1 was his last pay day Just a month ago the night of July 1 had been another payday for Zuta but the account was not quite closed A carload of killers had drawn up beside the police automobile in which the gangster was being con veyed thru the loop bullets poured into the squad car stray bullets killed a streetcar motorman and wounded a bystander the detective lieutenant giving Zuta safe con duct emptied his weapon at the gun men but they escaped and in the midst of the battle Zuta disap peared He was not seen again here Up at the Lakeview hotel where he was staying the MoranAiello gang boss was known as J H Goodman Aurora III and it was not until this morningthat Wiscon son authorities and Chicago detec tives were satisfied the dead man was Zuta FOUR HOLSTE1N FIREMEN DIE ON WAY TO BLAZE Banker Fifth Occupant of Truck Is Badly Injured riOLSTEIN Aug 2 UP 11 members of the local fire dc lartment were killed last night when the truck in which they were esponding to a call on farm struck a bump in the road and turned over twice The dead are Paul Soseman 28 Fred Raukohl 48 Thomas Lingle Sr 45 and Wil ianrt Sebers 33 Charles Kasner Holstein banker who was the fifth occupant of the truck was seriously injured but it was believed today that his Injurict would not prove fatal ICasner was hrown free of thy truck while the thers were pinned underneath DoctoWan Present Occupants of cars which were ollowing succeeded in righting the machine and removing the bodies which were brot to Holstein All four of the men were dead when found and it was believed they had been killed instantly A blaze at the Henry Vosli farm shortly before midnight called the to their deaths The fire truck was speeding along a seldom country road eight miles northeast of Holstein when the driver lost the tracks he was fol lowing and turned sharply strik ing a burnp which overturned the machine Dr C A P Holler Goldfield phy sician who has been practicing in Holstein was in one of the cars fol lowing the truck He examined the bodies and administered first aid to Kasner before the injured man was laken to town All Hud Families Equipment on a truck of the Sochwalt Rendering plant which also was following the fire fighting brigade aided the work of righting tho fire truck and removing the bodiea George Wills justice of the peace and acting coroner said that an In quest was to be held early today to nvestigate the tragedy All of the accident victims except Kasner are married and have fam lies The blaze to which the firemen vere speeding destroyed the Vosh barn with an estimated loss of sev eral thousand dollars Holstein is located in Ida county and has a population of approxi mately 1300 Its fire department is maintained by the city and has a regular personnel GANG GETS ZUTA LOCAL SYNDICATE OF BUSINESS MEN MAKESPURCHASE Hanlon Brice MacNider Smith Beck and Bagley Are Officers in New Corporation URCHASE of the Mason City Brick and Tile company by a group of local businessmen was completed at Chicago Fri day evening it was reported on good authoritv Satuniav morning All of the physical properties including the headquarters building on State street and six brick manufacturing units were involved in the transaction Railroad Manager to Be Buried at Algona ALGONA Aug 2 T H Lan try general manager of the North ern Pacific railroad who died today at Seattle will be buried in Algona friends here were nolfert Lantry was a former lowan but went to the northwest more than 30 years ago He was a bachelor Wanted in With Slaying at Detroit DETROIT Aug 2 M Hoffman political worker for Mayor Charles Bowles in the recent recall campaign is bding sought today hy police for questioning in connection with the slaying of Jerry Buckley political commentator for radio station WMBC Mayor Bowles described Hoffman as a young man of means interest ed in aiding police in rounding up violators of the narcotics drug laws Police found a bank book Issued to Hoffman in an apartment occu pied by Marjorie Mansell blues singer for station VVMEC and Pete Licavoli notorious gangster who has eluded police since Buckley was slain Ailinlttod Being Sweetheart Detectives said Miss Manse ad mitted she was Licavolis sweet heart but thnr thev obtained in further information from her after a day of questioning Hoffmans bank book showed average daily deposits of more than 2000 for the past few weeks Mayor Bowles said Hoffman is rent collector for the Schcrer estate ami his bank book should show large deposits C A Pfeffer manager of the Schcrer estate said Hoffman is not and never lias been connected in any way with the Scherer estate Refuse to Ilcvcal Police refused to reveal what con nection they expected to establish between Hoffman aifd his bank de posits and the slaying of Jerry Buckley Six thousand persons attended memorial services for Buckley at the Detroit national guard armory last night Judge Charles L Bart Ictt who has been a close friend ol the slain radio announcer said the people of Detroit want a 100 per cent investigation in an address at the services As Beat Red Sox 9 to 2 Braves Win From Phillies 3 to 2 PHILADELPHIA Aug I The Philadephia Athletics put down the Boston Red Sox 9 to 2 tn the first game of todays doubleheader bill Webb Boston rightfielder hit a homerun Socks Holds Phils BOSTON Aug 2 Seibold Braves pitcher held Phil adelphia to seven hits in the first game of a doubleheader here today and the Braves won 32 Forest Fire Under Control KLKINS W Va Aug 2 Fire that raged in the Mononganela national forest for more than a week was under control for the sec ond time today and all but 80 of the 300 men brot in to fight the blaze returned to their homes Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug The farm board bought wheat and wheat went down Now they say if they had left it alone it would have gone up The stock market climbed for years on paying no dividends but just selling to the next fellow at a h i g h e r price Sombody happened t think about dividends and the thing blew up So they blamed Eloover for somebody demanding dividends So now lets get this heat thing straightened out Her bert Hoover is responsible for this You wouldnt have caught Calvin allowing heat like this So give us r man thai can Rive us a breeze fours WILL ROGERS t IVinrr Jack Kuta sought for hy Clii police for questioning on the shooting of Julie Lingle re porter killed by imllcts fired by five men in a DtlK field Wis dunce hall Friday night ICival gangsters uro sup posed to huve committed the act D1SQBEDIENTS ARE MED B BOMBAY POLICE Number Hurt Estimated by N ationalists at 300 BOMBAY Aug 2 dis obedience volunteers estimated ay the police at 50 and by national st leaders at 300 were injured by the sticks of police as they attempt ed to rush into the forbidden forl irea this morning Vallabhai Patel acting president if the AllIndia National congress andit Malyiva president of the congress working committee anl our other leaders were arrested In connection with the demonstration and charged with participating in in unlawful assembly Asked to Dismiss The Tilak procession is an annual affair Balgangadhar Tulak led the nationalist movement prior to Gandhi and originated the phase Home rule is ray birthright and I vill have it The procession proceeded unmp ested to the fort area but was jarred there because police consid ered that traffic would be disorgan ized Thereupon the marchers sat in their tracks while a strong force of police stood liy stolidly Both groups remained all night This morning Sir J E B Hotson home member of the Bombay gov ernment arrived to confer with Po tTurn to IftffO 11 Column Reds Plan to Block River Against U S WASHINGTON Aug 2 ports that communists planned to bloclc the Siang river between Changsha and Hankow to cut of the United States gunuoat Paloi were reported today to the navy Five sailors aboard the Palo were wounded recently in a clas vith communist troops The navy patrol on the Yangtz river of which the Siangis a trib utary relayed the following1 fron the Palos Reported if water fall attempt will bo madeto block rive five miles down stream by granite loaded junks If this took place during low water the Palos would be forced to remain near Changsha Another dispatch said a detach ment of about 1000 communists was supposed to be three miles east of the city where unreliable re ports told of the execution of 20 rich Chinese The dispatch added there apparently were no commun ists in Changsha except for a small detachment In the northern end No indication further looting or fires the message said A new corporation is being fovui d to take over the properties The tficers of this company will be iis allows according to the report F Hanlon president W E Brice ice president Karl Smith secret arytreasurer and Col Hivnforcl lacNicler Allan Bed and Willis O C Bagley directors Confirmation Is Uifusrri Confirmation the story was re fused locally by President F F Keeler of the Mason City Brick and Tile company who returned from Chicago Saturday morning Frank J Hanlon who will be president of the new company according to re port asserted that all informaiion must be obtained from Mr KecJerv Earl Smith who with Mr Hanlon were also in Chicago Friday like wise refused to be quoted on the subject It is understood the new com pany plans to employ a prominent firm of ceramic engineers who urll go Into all phases of the local plant on matters of extending the use of Mason City clay into otlicr fieltln and for the betterment of the pres nt product in the end that nioro lersons may be employed and that he employment at the plants be ome steadier thrunut the seasons is the plan to enlarge and axlanil le industry as fast and as far as Markets at a Glance AUG 2 NEW YORK leaders rise in sluggish trding advance with stocks active issues move narrowly Foreign exchanges Irregular sterling eases Sugar and i CHICAGO poor export dui mand and hedge selling to lower i is possible Will Natural Jus It is the plan of the new syndi cate to connect the brick and tile plants with natural gas as soon as this product reaches Mason City thru the proposed United Light nml Power company line This will make for better products besldus eliminat ing the Hiuoke nuisance in that sec tion of the city The transaction if confirmed marks a new cycle in the history of the Mason City Brick and Tile com pany which back for almost half a century Founded by Donison O T Dcnison father of Mrs Fred Keeler was one of the first to rcc Turn to 1nKc II Column fii SKt Weal Study Influences Which Prevent Plome Ownership Committee one phase of tne conferences Attempt to Better Conditions WASHINGTON Aug 2 ordinated effort to remove influ ences which are depriving thousands of Americans of the advantages of home ownership was set in motion today at the direction of President Hoover Privately financed ana with its studies directed at coordinating and stimulating private effort rather than seeking relief thru legislation a national conference on home own ership and building his been called by the president A score of ciations representing the majority of the interests touching on the problem were invited to detail their chiefs as members of a planning committee which will make up the conference program Financing Is Hoover pointed out that financing conditions surrounding home build ing have been extremely bad and are particularly in need of adjust ment but this he said would be work One legislative angle which the president said needed attention however was the matter of mort gage laws of many states which he said should be studied with a view to developing a more intelligent attitude to the home builder Shortage of Capital Hoover pointed out that during the past months of depression there lias been so acute n shortage of capital for home building that tills branch of construction had fallen off greatly while other forms of credit remained readily available The president said the building and lonn associations have been of great service in home financing but were inadequate to carrying the burden without aid The curtail ment of home building construction he said was a notable cause of un employment on tho building trades Secretary Lamont will head the planning committee and John M Gries chief of the division of build ing and housing of the commerce department will be executive secrcr tnry IOWA WEATHER 1urtly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday not mtlrh chungr in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending iti S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Krliisiy lt Minimum in Night in At 8 A M Satnrihiy Tti More heat more rainless wcalher That describes Friday That consti tutes a forecast for Saturday ancl Sunday The temperature at i oclock hid reachod degrees WEEKS FORECAST Weatheroutlook for the bc Kinning Monday Aug Region of upper Missisiippi ami lower Missouri valleys ami tho northern and central groat plains Generally fair except scattered local showers mostly over north por tion Rather warm at beginning of week followed by cooler near middle ;