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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 7, 1930, Mason City, Iowa I 1 A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home NEWSlAFKR THAI MAKKS ALL NORTH 1OWANS NUUiMKUKS j iji i IiO vijij 111 i a i rjnrrirnjixr VUL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SJfiKVlClfl TOW A VrTrrT TOrf i oil i IUVVA 1HUKSDAY AUGUST 7 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 260 Major Fractions Is Reapportionment Method By CEIAKLKS STEWART 1 S H I N G T O N Aug 7 Congress started with one repre sentative to each 30000 Americans representa tives As Ameri cans multiplied the number of folk required to constitute a con gressional d i s trict increased reaching 211877 on the 1910 cen sus basis Mean time new states were coming in so that the total number of rep resentatives also nacl increased des pite the greater number of people specified to be entitled to one On the IdlOcBensus basis the represen tatives totalled 435 As often as the basis of represen tation changed naturally each state had to be cut up into a new pattern for congressional districts but this did not happen after the 1B20 cen sus That time congress simply did not vote a reapportionment as it is called Why not Probably because Americas population had shifted from predominantly rural to pre dominantly urban and the rural itcs still in possession of theiileft over congressional majority did not lilte to surrender control Thetirban ites howled that was all they coulci do DELATEDLY however on the 193C census basis there Is to be a reapportionment It will affect the seventythird congress to be elected in 1933 Approximately 280000 in habitants will be required to be en titled ito a representative This will Xtate a radical rearrangement states whose populations AntiSaloon ran kHawks FRANK HAWKS SETS NEW SPEED RECORD o Write Confession Calls Himself Meanest Man in World STINNETT Tex Aug Chief of Police W N McDowell said today A D Payne Amarillo attorney had admitted placing the bomb in his automobile which wrecked it killing his wife and maiming his nineyearold son Payne McDowell said promised last night to make a written con fession upon the arrival of his brother Sidney whose whereabouts is unknown to officers In his statement the police chief said Payne described himself as the mealiest man in the world and upheld the reputation of Verona Thompson his former sec retary whose statement that Payne had made love to her led to his ar rest in Amarillo Mrs Payne was killed by an ex plosion June 27 whick wrecked nor automobile and threw her body sev eral hundred feet The car had boon placed at her disposal for shopping by her husband who walked to his office Albert Lea Man Dies Following Operation ALBERT LEA Minn Aug Gilbert Ingvaldson died Wednesday morning here following a serious op eration a few days ago He was a middle aged man not married and his only relative is a brother living at Hayward Minn AUNT HET By Robert Oui I Torrent of Water From Cloudburst Wrecks Towns NOGALES Ariz Aug 7 torrent pf water that swept thru the Mexican and American border citiesof Nogales Ariz and Nogalcs Sonora early today left four known dead 10 missing and a scene of confusion whigh led police to believe at least 25 persons had lost their lives The body of a Mexican woman representingthe firstrictiown death was washcd across theinternationaJ lineat the height of the flood The three women weje found on theMexican side of trie line and the body of a man was dis covered near the Banks bridge on the American side None was iden tified Many houses have been swept away the Mexican police reported and 40 persons are missing One hoteland 16 Mexican homes on the Sonora side were reported by thepolice there to have been swept away They did riot know how many persons were in the hotel A C Villasenor chief of police saidhis officers repotted having seen sev eral bodies floating down the street Originating from a heavy rain in he Santa Rita mountains the flqod vater nhed downrlhe valley and nundatedthe lowerportions of the nternational city particularly the Mexican side five to eight feet Cool Winds and Showers Sooth West CHICAGO Aug 7 and cooling wiiyds brot seasonal tcni peratures today to mostbf the heat seared areas Southern IJlinois sUll sweltered however in a withering wave that ranged upward from 100 degrees Wells strearus andreservoirs have been burned dry Farmers are cart ing water in cases for their fam ilies and beasts Temperature Drops Showers splotched the midwest and northwest bringing a cool respite Up in Aberdeen S Dale two inches of rain late yesterday logged sewers and stood in streets The rain was general rover north eastern South Dakota and southern North Dakota The precipitation pushed south into central andsouthern Nebraska Omaha was swept by a rainstorm and the thermometer dropped 26 degrees in two OS to 70 In Lincoln a half inch of rain brot a heat drop of 22 degrees Southwest Iowa was doused with a good downpour last night leaving the southeastern counties the only part of the state still in need of a good rain Chicago Is Cooler Light local showers cooled off Ohio with temperatures gcneralry in the SOs One heat death was re ported In New York City the heat wave lingers on with no relief in sight Thousands been sleeping at the beaches at jjight andheat caused thrae dcathSEyesterday Lake Michigans winds were again good to Milwaukee and Chicago The city had a low of 65 to start the iay off with while Chicago with a shower greeting the day still lolled in the seventies Scattered sections of northern E linois and Indiana were also cooled off with rains Whats the use o bavin color schemes an things like that for 1 party Nothin will sivcyou it you dont have enough to cat an when you feed cm plenty nolhin else matters Men for 1932 War Meet to Plan Fight Affainst Wets in Election LITTLE POINT SABLE Mich Ang 7 of the antisaloon league of America gathered here in conference already are preparing for another wet and dry fight in the 1932 presidential election The democratic party they con cede will then be stronger than it was in 1928 and in the words of Dr F Scott Mc Bride national superintendent of the league the chances of hav F Scott McBride democratic nominee friendiy to prohibition not very hope ful Talk OverSituation Gathered yesterday for the open ing session of their conference a little church almost hidden by sand dunes online eastern shore of Lake Michigan the league execu tives from all over thefUS heard reports predicting few reversals for the cause of prohibitionin thofpll elections AlthoSthose elections are the im mediate concern of the league prin cipal alarm was expressed over the activities within thus far in advance of the next presidential election Sounds Cheerful Note To counteract those activities Dr McBride urged accumulation of a bigger war chest strengthening of state organizations and planning of a definite offensive against the west I the said that the time isover ripe to go to the public with a challenging call andprogram A more adequate fund for a more adequate program is demanded if we are to meet the needs of the day Dr McBride sounded a cheerful note in his report of the situation to date of Politician v Ohio Is Bombed LORAIN Ohio Aug 7 home of Dave Buck republican poli tician was bombed early today in what police said was the result of a grudge held by enemies Mrs Buck who was home alone at the time of the blast was unhurt The charge ripped open one waiY of the house shattered a number of windows in the neighborhood and roused many persons from their beds Breaks Speed Alight Average Speed of 179 Miles an Hour Cipt Ti ml iiotoilf is sti ippul in he i oc nontiil flight In scttliu fastest jmo Vor between capable of developing i spcid of niilrs siji if bis in he mailc Vllnnlii and Pacific cnusls a I ninsrmiti The plum is m First Aid Workers Withdrawn in Italy ROME Aug 7 minister of public works today reported to Premier Mussolini that all first aid service had been withdrawn from the none of the recent earthquake in southern Italy The report said government rationing had ceased and nOOO workmen were engaged in the new housinir undcrtakinca Flyers Reach 410 Hours in Attempt to Take Record of Hunters ST U3jflS Mo Aug 7 Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine today were near their former Worlds record for refueling endur ance flying of 420 hours 21 minutes last year and were ready point their monoplane GreaterSt Louis toward the pres ent of 554 hours held by the Hunter Brothers f At a m S T Jackson and OBrine had been up 41Q hours ana gamq no indication that either they or their plane were wakening A fireworks display is planned at LambertSt Louis field tonight when the flyers old record is passed Officials of Bureau Will Spend Yearly WASHINGTON Aug 7 new veterans administration biggest government consolidation job this generation has witnessed has swiinginto operation tho a number of administrative problems still are pending settlement OfficTfils of the bureau which will spend about SSOO000000 yearly on behalf of hundreds of thousands of former today had before them a summary of their powers and responsibilities under legisla tion enacted by the last congress Consider Business Reports At thp same time they consid ered reports on the business flowing undcr this years legislation They eslimatdti at least 1000 application for benefits under the new World war disability allowance have been filed iriench of the fj1 regional of fices of the veterans bureau Six teen thousand applications have beenreported to headquarters here In the soldiers home and pcn iions bureau the two other tranches united under Brig Gen Frank T Hints new activities ikewiso have been tackled A B Miller special assistant to the administrator said headquar ters of the national home for dis abled volunteer soldiers would be moved from Dayton Ohio to Wash ington about Sept 1 Under an authorization by he past congress two new homes will be added to the 10 existing Uines Moves Offices General Kines has moved his of fices into quarters near the pen sions bureau to work on the ele phantine task of checking up the available facilities to make all ef fective without duplication of ef forts With the enactment of the law liberalizing Spanish war veterans pensions about new claims loomed on the horizon of this bu reau In addition it must deal with about vJQOOO claims by Civil war soldiers eligible under liberaliza tion erwctcd in June and with 27 000 claims by Civil war widows It will have to review about 140000 Civil war widows claims in deal ing with the estimated 27000 eli gible Nine Persons Blown From Beds by Bomb MOLINK til Aug 7 persons were blown from their bcda but escaped injury when a bomr placed in the doorway of an East Moline sandwich shop and soft drink bar over which they resided exploded with terrific force early today The blast was so powerful that the entire busings section vas shaken Police said that the bomb ing was probably the result of a ftftotlesrerers war f Tr Grain j s CHICAGO AUK T traders scooped their profits from the pits and wiped out an early advance Cleaving prices 6t both wheat and corn below the hi closing df yesterday Waves of buying orders had swelled wheat prices 4 a bu shel and corn 2i cents early in tho day bit at the Jose wheni was It to IS cent under Wednesdays Inst prices Corn ended the day with losses of 1 i to Vfi cents Trading as yCEterday was mense volume with the pliijlic evincing an interest amused by the startling advance or tfte days Todaylsuews frori IhcVVIrv grain Licit showed litlle change lie scattered shnwers being only of re gional Ijcnntit 171 d too ligiit generally to frnshin the burning crop From Saskatchewan canio nsliniales iiat a qnarlcv or the provincial wheat cron vonkl make only seed The market hhd ntnrlod an olhnr bullish demonstration uaml piiro varied nuickiy traders anxious fo take thoirnro Cits erased fill the initial gains Corn wan slill cnnlr whcnt at the final hour September wheat ended nt to and Sep Icnilicr crun at ODi o Docnin ber wheat nt In 51Q2U and December corn nl fi 9i rkets at a Glancfc THos Had AUC 7 YOIiK Stocks heavy Southern Railway since 1925 Bonds irregular high grade iais continue upward Cuilj Heavy utilities under surn V Foreign exchanges easy Iroiich franc holds steady Cotton higher firm cables and unfavorable wbather Sugar Steady trade h Coffee Higher better mailtcls Areas Visited Which Have Showers DWS MOINICS 7 Tj Rain ranging 1rom a to lS inch brot temporary relief to ahou 20 per cent or crop las The area visiltd was mostly iji southern and western rains were needed nfriit but did jioi include the entire jtrrn which ii threatened with complete destruc tion of corps by drought The iviiiis last iifghl were for tlic moil iart in rui area was not visited by the of the pre vious two nights Albia where pro wiii badly heeded had tlir 1S7 inch while Atlantic reported S ihc next heaviest Charles U Reed federal forecas for for Iowa said ttio rains visitei aliout 20 iier ccnt of the state bu iidflcd that it was far from a geu cral oaling such as i needed to tiring permanent relief CiTiitiii iris Itaiu Besides Albia and Atlantic h hud reports this morning of inc at Cciuncil Bluffs and CreKtoji 14 a Lnmnni ami 12 at DCS Moiiien where 1i had fallen the previous 4 hours Tbc extreme southeastern eas central and northwestern countier in all of which cornfields have bee parched by the prolonged period o drought received no rain The soul central portion which recently ha Til tr Iuso G To Give Recital ROWAN Aug Dea Fiix will present u class of 25 i a musical rctitul Sunday evening a the Methodist Itlpiscopal church HAS SON 14 TEND STILL TO KEEP HIM OUT OF MISCHIEF KELSO Wash Aug 7 tT B Martin arrested for his al leged liquor law violations told Sheriff C R Dill in jail nere to day he had his 11 year old son tend a still to keep him out Mr mischief There are so many things i young fellow is liable to got mixed up in nowadays Martin said Wheat Ksisy bearish Canadian cftimate and Ireavy realizing i Corn ICasyfitfiamr and favorable forecast W Cattle Strong toliixbcr Hogs Irregular Bank Robbers Draw Lile Sentences in State Pemtentrary VTNTON Aug 7 Rail del Jack Fry anil Herbert Karr who robbed he Farmers bank at Wai ford July 21 guiltyin district court tnrjjiy ani wcrn sentenced to life iriiirison nient in tho slate pnnitontiiiry Fort Madison by Alhnrlon I Clark of Cedar Rapids They were to be taken o prison j thin afternoon j Shell is MI nppinprKlo for a biisiicFK vrnl charge it Will Rogers e Huston Calls Attackson Him Unwarranted and Unjust LOS ANGELES Aug 7 ITJ rank Hawks Los Angeles avia or today held the record for the uickest eastwest crossing of the Jnited Flying nt an average speed of 171 liles an hour HawUs yesterday rove lowwinged monoplane rom Curtiss field New York to lunicipal Air port Los Angeles in 1 hours 50 minutes and 13 sec nds It was the first lime a trans nntinental flight had been made n full daylightiThe travelair plane ouched the ground here at clock p m C S T after leav ng New 4 oclock a m C Record Hawks lowered by three hours and 32 minutes the recent eastwest record set by Roscoe Turner lawis made refueling stops at Co umbus Ohio St Louis Wichita Ivans Albuquerque N Mox ant Kingman Ariz Turner made bu one slop on his flight Hawks encountered storm weather during most of the 250 miles Subtracting the taTteu fo the five stops Hawks actually fie across the country in 13 hours 3 minutes and d3 seconds About 200 aviation enthusias hailed the flyer as he flashed aero the finish line at belter than 20 miles an hour Mr and Mrs Charle M Hawks tlie flyers parents an Turner were on hand To Fly Biiclc The aviatfflvsaid his plane mad n top speedJflf 210 miles an horn but tliat be fSircly kept it over 200 Hawks turned hisplane over a force of mechanics immediately instructing them to put the ship in shape for a return tripas soon as possible He said he expected to start back to New York in a few Jays in nn effort to better the present westeast crossing record of hours 45 minutes set last Easter Sunday by Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh With favorable tailwinds Hawks predicted liisyclurn flight could he made in 12 hours He declared he lioped to prove it feasible to estab lish a fast aerial pony express thru experimental Aug 7 Claudius H Huston of Tennes see resigned today as chairman of the republican national committee and in a formal statement asserted no man in political life has ever een subject to more unjust and un arranted attacks Huston presenter his 1csigna on to a meeting of the partys ex ciilive committee and made public s statement before the meeting as over and his successor chosen He said withdrawal would give the organization an opportun y of selecting a leader free from ic present factional opposition and vill permit me without embar assing others la pursue a course hat will insure in the mincls of the epubliciins oE tho country nvy right o their continued esteem and con idence ITess to Direct Direction of the fall campaign was turned over to Senator Fess of Ohio and Robert Senalor Fcss H Lucas of Ken tucky Fess wns appointed chair man of the na tional committee It hnd been announced Fess would be made provisional chair man pending a fail meeting of the committee to select a perma nent Ihaimiin Tame s Francis B u r h e general counsel sairf his transcoutinental SACTA MONICA Cal pkpers ngms usual the ty fil thot the C were i hcnt in the hut I guess the rircals w c r c rirrht nt that has the poor f armor d ft n e the Almighty and he repub lican nimini riitinn I hi he should deserve rill this If itnot the heat its thedeep now if its not the jkoughl its the floods it its nw the boll wevil its the tariff if its not he cincli bus its federal reserve Il its mil relief he needs why ipin nut I hero is one post that ho in always free from TUais the tax ours WILL Woman Who Accused Sher wood Two Years Ago Is Now Dead GRAND RAPID3 Mich Aug 7 man known as John Sher wood was under arrest here today on charges of bigamy and embez zlement preferred two years ago by a Grand Rapids woman who sine has died while police investigated reports tmithe is wanted in sev eral other statjEs on similar charges A young man also known as John Sherwood and claiming to be a cou sin of the cider Sherwood also was arrested when he attempted to ob tain the release of the latter on bond The elder Sherwood claims that he young man is his son Police that the elder Sher wood was qBrying a revolver had a large sumTgf money and was driv ing an expensive automobile The police arc investigating re ports that Sherwood operating under the name of J W Orton and other aliases is wanted in Wiscon sin Illinois Indiana Nebraska Pennsylvania and Minnesota They accuse him of gaining the acquaint ance of women thru matrimonial ripfencios marrying them and then leaving them after coming into possession of their money A friend of the Grand Rapids wo man who preferred the charge last night identified Kherwoqrl as tin mnn who married her friend anl then disappeared with the savings however it had been found tho ex ecutive committee had full powers and selection would not have to be ratified later George D Keim Edgcwnler Park Ncw Jersey n retired banker was appointed secretary of the national ccVnmitlce to succeed Representa tive Franklin Fort New Jersey re signed Other vacancies on the national committee filled nt the meeting were Ernest Lee Jnhncke assistant secretary of the navy nalional com mitteoman from Louisiana to suc ceed the late Emile Kuntx R Whitlas Coeur DAlene national committccmari from Idaho in place of Senator Thomas re signed Great Work to Do After the meeting Senator Fess told newspapermen be had accepted tho chairmanship in thn belief there is a great work to be done lie said tbc economic depression would cause some disaffection and this necessitated a campaign of edu cation Fess said he would defer action i the resignation of Mrs Louise Turn In Iaffn 1 Culumit IOWA WEATHER Slightly cloudy and snnic w h a I Ihrcalening Thursday night and Friday not quite sr warm in extremis west and norUuvosI perilous LOCAL STATISTICS weather figure for 24hour period ending at S oclock Thursday morning Maximum Minimum in Night D8 At 8 A M Tliursdiiy 7fi The temperature was on the up swing again Wednesday with the days maximum 4 degrees higher than that of Tuesday Thursday mornings 8 oclock temperature was B degrees above that if he eon espondmg hour Wednesday and a days maximum of from lfl to innonrcd altogether likely 1Utii leu Crciim Socinls CON WITH Aug ol the loeal unit of the American Lc ginn aiixiliary plin to have nn ice cream social nn the lawn at the poitnffice each Saturday night in August ;