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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1930, Mason City, Iowa AUGUST 91 1930 North Iowas Edited for the Home rt 1 S MEM ART EPT OF A WO I I A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDIT XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KB SKKVHJB MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 9 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SBKVKiHi NO 262 J m Hoover Has Been in East Experience Is Keep ing Marines Out of China DRIVER IS FREED BY SLAYERS By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 9 CPA President Hoov er has lived in the far east him self which d o u b 11 e sa ex plains why huge naval reinforce ments were not ordered imme diately to orien tal waters upon the latest flare up in chronical ly s m o 1 d e ring and frequently acutely confla grant China Mo re ma rines was Sec 5 retary of State Kelloggs invar iable reaction to such alarms Not knowing any more about actual conditions in that part of the world than his cabinet chief President t Coolidge let him have his way about Ut 3 As a matter of fact the Ameri in China who can be protect at all can be protected just as Sivell by comparatively a few ma as by ten or a dozen times as Those who are scattered hith 1 er and yon over the face of the re 1 public could not be protected by a million I ANYONE who knows Shanghai 1 J knows how all the foreigners in J China who live bunched together are situated Shanghai is the most i important community of them but others differ from it very little except in the number of their alien inhabitants The foreign city of Shanghai then 5s built on a narrow strip of Turn to 1nse 8 Column Neighbors and Legion Buddies Fete MacNider GIRL li FREEDOM iitigati on 1 Clears Miss Viola j Reeley Minn Aug 0 Viola Reeley 21 of Spencer yester lyday was absolved of blame by coun ty authorities ill the shooting of her aunt Mrs Emily Rock 68 at her home at Brookston near here Thursday Following an investigation Mason M Forbes St Louis county attor ney said the shooting of Mrs Rock by the girl was accidental The shooting occurred while Mrs Rock and the girls mother were i washing dishes Seeking to frighten 7 the women Miss Reeley pointed the gun which she thot was unloaded at her aunt and pulled the trigger cThe bullet pierced Mrs Rocks jug vein causing her death a short timo later STECK STEWART AND JOHNSON ON PROGRAM HERE Mason Cityan Destined for Bigger Things They Declare A UNITED STATES senator a former senator an excabinet official a congressman and a dozen other prominent Legionnaires from j Iowa and elsewhere joined 200 of the home residents at the Hotel Hanford Friday evening in reiterat ing their esteem of Col Hanford MacNider and wishing him well in his capacity aa minister to Canida The speakers included Senator Dan Stack Ottumwa Congressman Royal Johnson South Dakota mer United States Senator Dave Stewart Sioux City Glenn Haynes Iowa department commander of the Legion Ray Ivlurphy Ida Grove George Prichard Onawa Col C B Robbing Cedar Rapids former commanders R J Laird depart ment adjutant Verne Marshall managing editor of the Cedar Rap Ids Gazette Maurice Cahill former national committeeman and Lial Ross also from Cedar Rapids John Kelly Sioux City Tribune editor and Henry Shull member oE the state board of education also from Sioux City O Albee Marshall town fprmfliheBcLofi the Ipwa 40 lOOtlBK Noted Legionnaires gj MacNider Banquet mander and Frank Miles editor of the Iowa Legionaire Looked for Bigger Things Practically every speaker ex pressed confidence that Colonel MacNider was qualified for greater things and that the finger of des tiny in his life pointed to the white house The speeches were short and pungent full of jovial wit that kept the crowd interested despite the penetrating heat There were thrusts at Senator Brookhart over his attempt to block Colonel Mac Niderg confirmation in the senate and some repartee about democratic politics many of the speakers be ng democrats But the main theme was testimonials for the minister to Canada In fact so numerous were the testimonials that at their conclu sion Colonel MqcNider stated he felt like the well known remedy 18 Reds Put to Death by Nationalists HANKOW Aug 9 The spectre of mutiny lurked in tbe de fense lines of Hankow today as na tionalist authorities rushed prep arations to fight off the communist horde threatening the city A crit ical situation existed Foreign gun boats were on the alert in their Yangtse river positions Eighteen communists were put to death yesterday and last night by nationalist forces seeking to pre vent the boring from within tac tics which so often have charac terized red operations in China A mutiny last night in the Han kow defense garrison and the com manders bodyguard was quickly put down but the situation remain ed tense as an army of communist marauders moved closer to Han kow and its sister cities Wuchang and Hanyang Thousands of Chinese flocked into the foreign districts of the three cities seeking safety from the bri gands Military authorities fustrated communist plot to gain control o the Hankow Light and Power com oany Two reds were captured i Uie plant An attempt to cripp telephone service also was foiled RELATES STORY OF NIGHT RIDE WITH 3 BANDITS Dazed and Shaken Man Drives Auto Into Maquoketa MAQUOKETA Aug S and shaken Robert Moore of pton last night drove his auto obile into Maquoketa and inquired ic way to Stanwood A few minutes later he was at the herifts office telling the story ol s allclay ritle with three bandits ho killed R G Sproat Cedar ounty vigilante and how he was eleased at East Dubuque about p m Friday and told to drive for t least an hour before saying any by Kirk Studio LEGION CHIFFS HONOR trom left to right m irroup standine EuRcnc Rowllnot City former state vice com mand MacNider to Play Big Part in Presidents Plans for His Weekend ORANGE Virginia Aug 9 Recreation occupied a smaller space tthan usual today in President Hoo vers weekend program as hegave hia attention to tbe problems of fdrought relief Hia mountain camp on the Rap idan river bore signs of the lengthy spell which has afflicted the coun try A flower garden which Mrs Hoover had planted and tended was found today brown and seared A large party of guests which ac companied the president and Hoover for the weekend devoted it self to the usual pastimes of the riding and hiking and many indoor games which have found favor in the Community hall Tnm to Pace 11 Oililitin Markets at a Glance AUNT HET By Kobert Quillen 1 These silk dresses keeps poor folks lookin chessccl urrT but when yoy see a fresh gingham drcps you know it aint been wore three weeks without wpsh in AUG 9 NEW YOKK Stocks heavy leaders resume de cline after momentary rally Bonds sluggish prime Issues show firm undertone Curb irregular short covering re duces moderate early losses Foreign exchanges steady Ger man mark advances Cotton steady weekend cover ing CHICAGO Wheat Barely steady bearish Canadian estimate and hedge sell ing Corn Firm bullish Kansas and Illinois reports continued hot weath r Cattle Steady Hogs Irregular LESS THAN 100 HOURS ARE LEFT St Louis Flyers Approach Record of Hunter Brothers ST LOUIS Mo Aug 9 vlV Less than 100 hours today stood be tween Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine and a new world record foi sustained flight They had reeled off 45G hours In their monoplane Greater St Louis nt a m C S T when they began their twentieth dayv in the sky above LambertSi Louis field and had 98 hours to go to beat the 551hour record of the Hunter brothers BOMBER KILLED WORTH BANKEXPLOSION Bank Wrecked Cashier Killed by Blast Nitroglycerin FORT WORTH Tex Aug 9 Fred L Pelton vico president and cashier the Stockyards Na tional bank and an unidentified bomber were killed several others were injured and the bank was bad ly wrecked today when the bomber dropped a bag containing nitro glycerin after demanding L W Marshall assistant cashie was seriously injured He was taken to the operating room at Harris hospital Clifton Magers 8 was cut by flying glass Bomber Demands The blast occurred shortly before noon The man carrying the satchel came to the desk of W L Pier president of tbe bank and de manded Im desperate he said I want the money quick There is a price on my head and I dont care what happens to me There is nitroglyc erin in this satchel He warned Pier not to notify police While Pelton whose desk ad joined Piers engaged the man in conversation the bank president went behind the cages and told the tellers to count out in cur rency Then he telephoned Chief of Police Lee Leo Out of City The latter was out of the city and Pier called the north side police sta tion informing officers of what was happening He warned them to remain outside the bank and wait for the stranger to go out with the money Pier said that while he was call inrr the explosion occurred Both Pelton and the stranger were killed instantly The strang ers body was blown away from the waist down and his torso hurled to tin Rank Fixtures Scattered All the fixtures of the bank were scattered by the blast More than a srore of customers and employes escaped injury however Money and checks were strewn everywhere The bomber was described as hav ing sandy red hair He was about five feet 8 inches tall and weighed about 160 pounds The Makers boy son of Mr anl Mrs Clifton Mngers was standing inside the bank Flying glass cut him on the head and body Marshall received a badly cut leg and other injuries Peltons body was badly mutilated Saved Iowa Scout Risks Life to Save Three Women Minnesota Boy Leaps From Blazing Boat EXCELSIOR Minn Aug 9 T the eyen threes women Don ald Stixrood was a hero today but to him the risking of his lite to save theirs was just ndother deed to his credit aa a boy scout He took it aa a matter of course that he should act as he did when an explosion and flames enveloped the Stixrood speed boat as he twirled the starter 2SO yards from short on Lake Minnetonka Flaming gasolins on thn water encircled the boat as Donald badly burned shouted for help Mrs O L Stixrood Dorothy 11 and Mm Opal Manney Chicago added their shouts to his as a boat put out from shore The firehad narrowed the area of safety in the Stixroods craft and the young boy scout disregarding the flaming water about leaped in to the lake to give trie women more room He swam about untllthe res cuers boat succeeded in taking off the three women then darted closer and fished him out of the water A moment later the Stixrood craft disappeared A physician said the burns Donald received yester day were not serious but Donald didnt think that today I was scared to death he said that something would happen to mother Dorothy and Mrs Man ney Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug reading a lot lately am seeing movies of the French Eva cuating the Rhine Thats all fine away over in Europe but what about the reubllcans evacuating the south They are moving back to the democrats They have been holding down foreign territory for two years This being an off presidential year the democrats look great The republicans always look bad on three years out of four but the year they look good Is elec tion year A voter dont expect much If you give him one good year lie is satisfied Yours WILL ROGEJIS Wisconsin Youths Are Sentenced for Robbing Iowa Store of Bonds SUPERIOR Wis Aug 9 Oil On charges of robbing a garage at WatervillB of flOOOO worth of gov ernment bonds eight La Crossc Wis youths yesterday were sen tenced in federal court here to terms in Leavenworth prison anrl the Chillecothe Ohio reformatory Those sentenced to the reforma tory for from one to twoyears were Charles Volz Donald McGregor William Koenig Andrew Skaff 1 Wesley Pulver Theodore Unseth and George Skaff Clarence Folkers was sentenced to two years in Leav cnworth and fined DETROIT KILLER SUSPECT TAKEN Man Wanted for Buckley Slaying Arrested in New York NEW YORK Aug 9 Pizzino wanted in Detroit Mich as a suspect In the slaying of Jerr Buckley radio announcer was ar rested in tho Bronx today Pizzino was arrested as he en tered a National City bank branch at Fordham road and Crcston avenue by Lieutenant Hoffman of the Detroit police force who had flown here from the Michigan City this morning He was taken to the precinct house and booked as a fug Itivo from justice Pizzino 37 yearr old in said to be the proprietor of two Detroit Thorn burgs Stand Fit 11 of Optimism Returns From Tour of State to Study Condition DES MOINES Aug 9 retary of Agriculture Mark G Thornburgtoday took a reassuring attitude regarding the drought dam age in Iowa AHho saying that some county have been affected by the prolonged dry weather he believes rains this week however slight have kept the situation from becoming more seri ous Secretary Thornburg returned last night from a tour of the state which took him as far east us Tur lington and is far west as Omahn Northeastern Iowa is for the most part In good condition he said In the southwestern part of the state one or two counties art very dry but most of them hiwc been helped greatly by rains Mininii7es Danger He minimized the danger of run ning short of feed declaring Iowa still has enough feed forits cattle He emphasized the fact that many farmers were beginning to mix oats and wheat with corn as feed Secretary Thornburg said Chamber of Commerce from a southeastern state had telegraphed him reports were that Iowa farm ers were sacrificing their cattle be cause of the drought He denied that such condition existed added that some cattle raisers are taking advantage of low markets to buy feeder stock Individuals Will Suffer He admitted that many Individual farmers will suffer thru dnmnp to their corn crop but said that others on the contrary would have a good yield The Iowa Red Cross chapter in formed Secretary Thornburg thH morning that it stood ready to aid any human suffering in the state that might be caused by the drought but the secretary said no reports of such harm had come to his attention ADIT ENGINE ARTICLE Resents Statement That Best Are Made Abroad WASHINGTON Aug 9 The navy department which not so long ago took Calvin Coolkiges slightest word as law today was on record with an objection to a pronouncement oE the former pres ident ling to anyone Moore said he did not know the men had killed Sproat until he earned it fit the office of Sheriff Dell McElroy Along highways and idc roads he had driven the audits all day and only once had hey seen anyone who appeared to be looking for them That was early v n the morning at Lowden Moore said Had Cur Repaired They bought gasoline at the edge of Clinton had Moores car repaired at a garage north of Sabula crossed the toll bridge on No 01 at Du buque and then drove around in Du buque and East Dubuque fur sev eral hours The bandits found an in East Dubuque and then turned Moore loose telling him to go home he said He followed instructions and kept still until lie reached JWa uoketa There John Garrett notified the sheriff of the strange car whlio S B Wilt and Lawrence Romer recognized the car member jumped into their own machine and started after Moore Taken to Slierlff They took Moore to the sheriffs hcme where he told his story The bandits did not threaten me Moore said They first planned to put him out of the car and leave him but changed their ininls Mooe said one of the bunJits was about 19 years old and told tim he had been in the holdup business since he was 13 The boy sold le had been in several reformatories The other bandits were about 2S Moore believed Moore said the bandits came upon In recent CALVIN COOLIDGE syndicated art icle Mr Coolidge dealing with air craft there oc curred the sen tence A navy office reports that the the Dubuque toll bridge unexpected ly and being unable to turn uround decided to run the risk oC being cabarets and closely gangdom there allied with Commerce Commission Reduces Freight Rates WASHINGTON Aug 9 T The interstate commerce commis sion today isuued an order author izing reduced freight rates by rail roads In drought stricken areas HYDE IS SUMMONED best engine is made abroad Officers Resent Article The navy has long prided itself that it has the best airplane en gines ever mode and two of its high Secretary Jahncke and Rear Admiral William A Mof fctt chief of he bureau of aeronau quick to say KO after reading the Coolidge article A typographical error however may be responsible for the conflict If Mr Coolidge intended to say of ficer instead of office there would be little cause for complaint on tbe part of the navy for one of its T W G Settle noted observed in an article that a German engine was the only dirigible power plant so far fully tried and developed The Coolidge article started with a ref erence to the flight of the R100 tho it discussed aviation in general Germans Also Good The aircooled engines which the navy helped develop said Mr Jahncke are without superiors anywhere in he world and are pro duced in quantities by several Amer ican aircraft manufacturing con cerns Moffet said there were only two exceptions to American aircraft en gine superiority The Oermnn May bach lightthanaircraft engine urn some airplane motors of more Ihnr 1000 Horsepower developed nbronc as a result of Schneider cup corn stopped The attendant paid no at tention to them Moore said nor did he stop him when he came back alone Accosted by Jlcn A few mintues before Moore drove into Maciuaketa Walter Wittkoff told police he had been accosted by men in a nesv sedan north of Mu quoketn They came in oft the Ironhill road he said and were beside me before I saw them They nkcd me the way to Dubuque and 11 Cnlumll WASHINGTON Aug 9 President Hoover today summoned Secretary Hyde and James C Stone farm noard member to his Virginia camp Cor further conferences on the drought situation The agriculture secretary and Mr Stone planned to leave immediately Turn IIIRIT 11 Ciilunm SJ petition Wea Church Official 10 Years NASHUA Aug H Luh ring local man probably holds the record of the state for having served the longest term of years as official in the church He has acted as secretary of St Michaels church in Nashua for the past 40 years IOWA WEATHER Saturday nicht and Sun day oxcept somewhat uncertain In southeast portion Saturday night cooler LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday Minimum in Night At 8 A M Saturday 15 The temperature crescendo con tinued Friday with a maximum of one degree higher than on the previous day A brief scarcely enough to wet the pave shortly after 8 oclock Saturday morning and cloudy con ditions with precipitation a live pos sibility at any time persiHted thru out the forenoon At 2 oclock the temperature was 8i degrees Precipitation during the day had amounted to 12 inch WEEKS FORECAST For the upper Mifsisippi and low er Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Mostly fair and rather cool beginning of week except moderately warmer ex treme south portions followed by unsettled and somewhat warmer weather toward middle and end of week possibly with showers ;