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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HIS M EM Afi T DEPT OF IQrtA WHINES 1 THE NEWSPAPER THAT JMAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS1 EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKVtCK MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 12 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 264 Blease Has Opposition Senator From South Carolina Is Too Outspoken By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTO N Aug 12 CPA Cola man L Blease of South Carolina who wants to succeed in Washington is meeting with a good bit oE op position from what I hear for the democratic r e n o m i n ation which everyone recognizes as an ironclad g u a r antee of election in his state Why he is be ing fought It seems to me is easy enough to un derstand Not in years if ever has the country had Coley Bleases equal k at getting up in the senate and in ringing tones and the plainest terms describing spades so that no one possibly can mistake them for anything but spades This is considered very poor taste by folk who make a practice of referring even to a scoopshovel as silver teaspoon SMUG RESPECTABILITY fre quently does things that it will not even discuss toler Senator Blease insists on admit ting whatever he knows is going on all around talking about as for example drinking un Turn to Tago 8 ColnmTi 1 JOWAN ESCAPES f FROM ESCORT liWaterloo Aviator Said to Be Suffering From Nerve Ailment Aug 12 S jyircCray Waterloo Iowa wia ftuslipped away from an escort re 4 jfiSmg him to the United State today and disappeared v Harry M Reed Waterloo an at torney and Jose Gonzalez a polid agent wero taking him homewan when at Empalme Escobedo in th state at Guaminajuato the low aviator was missed It was reportci ho was trying to make his wa back to Mexico City He was no known to have any funds McCray quietly left the trai while Reed and Gonzalez wer sleeping Empelmd Escobedo is 20 Descriptions of Tipton Slayers Are Made Public MEN ANSWERING LIKENESSES ARE IN GALENA miles northwest The young flyer of Mexico City it was said tele phoned Mexico City thin forenoon and demanded that an airplane be to pick him up Officials said McCray camo to Mexico City about a month ago in an airplane Soon afterward he was iheld for a day on charges of de frauding a hotel and a clothing store but was freed wlrcn the com plaints were dropped and the ac counts paid The police said the young lowan held only a students license and the authorities grounded him sending his plane to a hangar When Reed reached Mexico City McCray was reluctant to leave but finally was induced to board a trainlast night for Laredo Performance Charge Is Not Forced I NEW YORK Aug 12 Carroll and eight members of the cast of his Vanities were freed to day of chages of presenting an im moral performance when a grand jury refused to return an indictment against them State Agent Attempting to Pick Up Trail Beyond DES MOINES Aug 12 scriptions of the three bandits sought as the slayers of R O Sproat Tipton viligant were made public today by J E Risden chief of the state bureau of criminal in vestigation The driver of the bandit car he said is believed to be between 23 and 30 years old weighs 170 pounds has brown wavy hair and brown eyes Witnesses have described him as good looking wearing a brown suit and tan shoes The second man was described as younger possibly not more than 211 years old He is said to be about 5 feet G or 7 inches tall weighing about 150 pounds He has dark hair and eyes and a round heavy face He kept his left hand hidden according to reports Described as Small The third bandit was described as small about 22 or 23 years old light complexion with very heavy eyelids He was said to be about 5 feet 7 inches tall weighing 130 pounds State agent Hi Yackey reported to Risden that men answeringthese descriptions ate at restaurant in Galena last Friday night Two boys drove them to Galena from East Dubuque where the bandits had freed Robert Moore Tipton farmer about that time Yackey is attempting to trail the bandits past that point State offi cials also were trying to check the descriptions with available knowl edge about three men who early to day shot and killed Robert Card highway patrolman at Sterling Illi Want More Details They would not say whether they believed the same men participated in both crimes until they had more details on the Sterling slaying The description of the first ban dit was said to resemble that of John M Mercer scion of a promi nent Philadelphia family whose au tomobile was abandoned by the gang shortly after killing Sproat last Friday Mercers whereabouts for the last month are being check ed His father told Philadelphia po lice that the youth had left home in July for a vacation trip to Can ada and the middle west No Information Obtained PHILADELPHIA Pa Aug 12 olice here have obtained no fur icr information about the activi es of John M Mercer wanted in owa for Questioning in connection rith the killing of R G Sproat it an learned today Officers interviewed H M Mer er official of the Hudson Seal Fur ompany and sent the results of leir inquiry to Iowa authorities THOUSANDSFLEE BEFORE MARCH HAS FIRST OPPOSITION Reds Swear to Butcher All Persons Between 15 and 35 HANKOW Aug 12 ment troops are reported to have evacuated Changsha yesterday and reoccupation of the city by com munists is said to be imminent Thousands of Chinese are fleeing the city in terror Hochien governor of Hunan re ports from Changsha say has been torturing and executing daily ap proximately 250 communist sus pects As a reprisal the reds are said to have sworn to butcher all persons between the ages 10 and 35 Senator George W Norrls progressive is fighting for the republican nomination in Nc iirusluv Senator Fess acting chairman of the national com mittee has said that the party Will support Norris should he Win despite his Insurgent ten dencies the past DESCRIBE RUINS Greater St Louis Soars Nearer Endurance Mark John Hunter Record Is Already BLASTED HOPES OF FLYERS LIE N JINX PLANE AUNT HET By Robert Quillen i oil I reckon ever woman has times when she wishes she was a man or else didnt have no sense SURRENDERS TO POLICE IN N Y Sioux Cityan to Be Tried for Embezzlement From Postottice SIOUX CITY Aug 12 Harry M Holt who surrendered in New York late Monday in the office of Charles H Clarahan chief postal inspector after he had been sought for more than a week on charges of embezzling from the postof fice in Sioux City where he was cashier of the money order depart ment will be returned to Sioux City for trial A postal inspector Is on thj way to New York to bring him here Holt was said to have admitted taking the money Clarahan said Holt took 57000 in small sums over a long period of time and when he realized that he could not pay the money back that he took in cash and fled He was broke when he came in and said he wanted to be arrested Mr Clarahan said Holt has been in New York n short time During that time he spent 53000 Tacoma Pilot Badly Hurt in Crash of 111 Fated Pacific Era VANCOUVER B C Aug 12 wreckage of a jinx hounded airplane rested on Ladner field here today as a forlorn monu ment to several ambitious light projects and one of tlw crafts own ers Bob Wark was reported in a serious condition from injuries re ceived in its latest ciackup Wark was injured and the plane dubbed The Pacific Era was smashed yesterday when the flyer overshot the landing field in return ing to Vancouver irom Lulu Island air field near hero preparatory to resuming a projected fourstop flight from Tacoma Wash to Tokyo Built in Holland Built in Holland five years ago and patterned after the famous Southern Cross the Pacific Era was intended for one of the four planes built for Maj Pedro Zanni Argen tine flyer for a roundtheworld flight It never was used Maj C C Usborne British avia tor found it stranded in Halifax N S and purchased it for customs duty intending to enter the Dole flight from Oakland Cal to Hawaii in 1020 Usborue drowned as he fell overboard the boat bringing him from England to Canada Maj D R McLaren Canadian war ace bought it for the Dole flight but found it so hard to handle that he did not master it in time to enter the famous race Had Option Sir George Hubert Wilkina ob tained an option on the plane for possible use in his Arctic explora tions in 1927 but left it in a Seattle hangar Then Lieut James Brcwster Uj SHANGHAI Aug 12 describing the panorama of de struction of Changsha reached here today with arrival of the first Eu ropean missionaries to revisit the communist ravaged city and view the ruins The missionaries succeeded In making a moderately thoro survey despite growing fears of another communist attack Reports not veri f tedtnaicated belief an murder arson and looting eplipslng anything recently experienced there would occur in the event of a sec ond red invasion Church workers said both foreign and Chinese properties were looted and burned and loss would run into millions of dollars City Heavily Damaged A report written nt Changsha Sunday by a representative of the American Northern Presbyterian mission said generally speaking the city was riot burned but heavy damage had been inflicted Fiftyfive major foreign mission properties had been looted and Turn tci 1nce i Column 1 ASSOCIATED Senator Joseph T Robinson of Arkansas is facing opposi tion in the race for the demo cratic nomination for United States senator for the first time in 12 years ire Bag at a Glance 5 STATES ELECT THEIRNOMINEES NEW YORK J I Case drops more than 12 points Bonds Firm rails improve slightly leaders react mod erately Foreign Ster ling declines showers in Okla homa and weak grain markets trade buying European selling CHICAGO bearish Ameri can and Canadian government re ports steady forecast rain central west weakness SOUTHWEST MARKETS to lower Veteran Norris Has Two Opponents in Race for Senate WASHINGTON Aug 12 The political fate of national figures hung in the balance today as votes of five states choose party nominees for state and federal of fices The veteran Senator George W Norris of Nebraska faced two op ponents for the republican senator ial nomination in a primary inten sified in interest by his defection from the republican ranks in 1928 to support Alfred E Smith the democratic presidential nominee In Arkansas Senator Joe T Rob inson democratic leader and 1928 vicepresidential candidate faced primary opposition for the first time in 12 years Forced Aside The colorful J Thomas Hcflin sena tor from Alabama was forced to step aside at todays primary by state leaders leaving the partys senatorial contest in Alabama be tween John H Bankhcad oE Jasper and Frederick I Thompson Mobile publisher Heflin however was urg ing the voters to stay away Erom the polls today He will run against the democratic winner as an indcpcnd Tlirn Column 3 ST LOUIS Aug 12 monoplane Greater St Louis piloted y Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine early today soared nearer and near r to a new record for endurance refueling flying As Jackson and OBrine approached the present re cord of nearly 554 hours held by Lhe Hunter brothers their plane iontinued to function well m fact that John Hunter a visitor at LambertSt Louis field said it looks as tho they have got it in the bag Feeling assured of establishing a new worlds record for sustained flight tomorrow Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine today talked of keep ing their monoplane in the air for six weeks or 1000 hours At p m C S T they had flown for 533 hours and had slightly more than 20 hours to go to wrest the record from the Hunter I brothers No Intention oE Lundlng Altho within sight of the record which they formerly held Jackson and OBrine today had no intention of an early landing They planned to remain in the air at least eight days beyond the present record Jackson speaking over the planes radio transmitter even talked oE staying up three weeks more John Hunter who acted as spokes man for the brothers after their ar rival here yesterday assured their St Louis rivals they jwould not at tempt to break trie record of the Greater St Louis this year if a new mark is achieved Hunters Are Boosters We would like to see the boys make it he said and it looks as ho they have about got it in the jag We wish them all the luck in he world There was a suggestion of cha rln however in the well wishes of Harry Perkins of St Louis Hunt ers manager The success of Jack son and OBrine has cost the Hunt ers about in contracts vliich have been forthcoming if there were not a tendency to wait ind see if a new record was estab ished Perkins said Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug is another primary day In the old days when sen ators were sen ators why the state legisla tors picked out the ones that were to run Now they pick themselves You put an ad in the papers saying you be lieve that you are needed May be its an original idea with you but there is no way oE keeping you from running There is no qualification outside of an inten tion necessary And by the way James Phelan was a philanthropist a scholar a patron of the arts and a gentle man With these qualifications naturally a democrat A fine fel low was Jimmy Yours WILL ROGERS A new popular song is called Thats AH But the trouble Is that it isnt there are bound to be lots Humorist S N bought the plane He also ex perienced trouble in handling it Brewster invited E E Dildine a brother officer to try it out and Dildine managed to land it only by cracking it up Dave Logg Seattle then pur chased it for Miss Ruth Rhodes who planned an endurance flight Miss Rhodes was killed in a hunt ing accident the day before her flight was to have started Wark and Brown bought the plane for n song After much delay they left Tacoma Sunday hut were forced down at Lulu Island by clogged feed lines What You Should Know About Weight Kedacing Physique nertulity Sex Old Age Death Di gestion Reproduction Nutrition Glands In fection Breathing J Blooii Baldness Immunity Muselcs Cancers Ex cretion nxpliiined simply nnd authoritatively by n dis tinguished American physi cian Dr Logan Clendening In his regular department on Diet nnd Health appearing On Page 3 Every Day in The GlobeGazette Looting Goes on Night and Day in India Troops Fail to Halt Ravaging of Sind Villages BOMBAY Aug 12 Looting of villages in the Sind is going on night and day without letup altho troops have been poured into the disturbed area by platoons The lawless elements have cut the rail way from Quctta making reinforce ment movements difficult The wave of restlessness orig TO START iRSEA British Dirigible to Take Leave on Wednesday Evening ST HUBERT AIRPORT Mon treal Aug 12 British dir giblo R100 will cast off from its mooring mast at 10 oclock tomor row night CST on its return jour ney to Cardington Eng it was an nounced today It is believed the airship will cruise over the maritime provinces and put out to saa over the grand banks and that the journey back to Cardington can be made in recorori timo with following winds The R100 biggest airship in the world erased a record for an east crossing on her trip to Can ada and broke existing records for rapid mooring here on her arrival Mechanics were at work on the motor that gave out asshe was landing last night Even without repairs to the defective motor Uu could make the ocenn flight ring flvo motors inated at Sukkur last week and spread uickly into surrounding vil lages The troops Have been guidec into the most seriously affected points by natives well acquaintec with the roads Urgent government reports today stated the authorities were badly hampered in troop movements thruout the Sind Strong reinforcements were sen today to the General Peshawar arci to be used if necessary to combat Afridi tribesmen who have been en gaged in an attack on that city Armored Train Leaves An armored train fully mannei by troops left this morning for Rawal Pindi Punjab stronghold 50 miles southeast oE Peshawar from where they may be moved up im mediately at the entrance to Khyber Pass fortified by Great Britain to keep barbarian invaders out of India The tribesmen so far have been apparently sucacssful nt least in practically isolating the northwest frontier city All telegraph lines out of Peshawar were cut and the gov ernment at Simla summer capital obtained its only information from it by means of wireless and air mm HERE FLYING TRIP TO WASHINGTON Cabinet Officer Stops to Visit MacNiders Stone Also Here TRUBEE DAVISON assistant secretary of war in charge of ivjalion dropped into Mason City n his new war airplane Flettser Tuesday for a days visit with his riends Col and Mrs HanEord Mac while on the way to Washing on after two weeks inspection tour hruout the United States Mr Davison flew to Mason City from Aberdeen S Dak where he was forced to land because of ap iroaching darkness Monday eve ning altho he had planned to fly to Mason City from Spokane Wash Monday On Five Year Program We are now on the fourth year a five year expansion program in the aviation division of the war de partment Mr Davison stated We are spending 517000000 this year for airplanes besides a considerable AYS SITUATION CALLS FOR HIM TO REMAIN EAST President to Forego His Planned Survey of Parks WASHINGTON Aug 12 President Hoover today can celled his proposed western trip In announcing cancellation of his proposed tour oE the Rocky Moun tain parks the chieE executive said in view of the drought situation he felt he could he ot greater service in the capital Hopes for alleviation of drought conditions today were shifting from the weather bureau to the confer ences President Hoover has called on the situation Showers Not Enough Showers in the last 24 hours havis not been enough to break tho drought and the weather bureau today was not overly optimistic that others in prospect would do much toward ending the countrys record dry spell Showers were indicated for to ight or tomorrow In parts of In iana Illinois upper Michigan linnesota Missouri Iowa and Northern Kansas R H Weightman forecaster id however the rain would not be but in some places might be iioderate During the last 24 hours the largest fall rain Vn the drought region oC the middle west was 60 at Kansas City while St Joseph and Columbia Missouri each had about onefifth of an inch of pre cipitation Otherwise the widely scattered showers in portions of the plains states were insufficient to give any relief in the drought situation Weightman said The drought to date in the opin ion of the agriculture department sum for equipment I always believed the armys planes Women PESHAWAR India Aug 12 lT airmen rescued the few remaining women of Parachinar to day when Afridi tribesmen joined by the Orakazis shifted their at tack from Peshawar westward to that city first job was to defend the nation so we have located fields for tacti cal training so they are strategically situated for coastal defense In this program of expansion in the aviation department an avia tion field at Montgomery Ala has been and a tactical school of training established there the cabinet oEficer stated The city ot Shreveport La gave the war de partment 21000 acres for a traininf field there which is now being de veloped into what is known as ai attack wing Eight million dollars are being spent at San Antonio Tex for the development of i training field Established Supply Depot North of San Francisco is being located a bombardment group while across the bay will be the Pacific coast supply depot It was to inspect thcse units and to expedite their development thai Mr Davison has been on this two weeks tour He was accompanied by Major D C Emmons executive officer and Capt Ira Enker pilot Col David L Stone commanding officer at Fort Snelling and execu tive ofEicer for Colonel MacNider when the latter was assistant sec retary of war in charge of industri al mobilization also arrived in Ma son City to visit the MacNiders be fore they leave for Canada Mr Davison and party and Colonel Stone had lunch with Col onel and Mrs MncNider at the Ho tel Hanford Tuesday noon Mr Davvison stated he would continue his journey eastward crop reportingboard hos cut crop prospects seven per cent below the estimates of July 1 and every rain less day wns said to be reducingex pectations of yield in many of the vital farm products Picture Alarming The picture of conditions pre sented to Mr Hoover by relief agencies and an endless stream of callers from the affected states was mixed one The Red Cross repre sented conditions in Kentucky and Virginia as alarming with dis ease and unemployment ap jarent also in Illinois Missouri and jther states A full attendance was assured the meeting oC executives oE the 12 most seriously aEfected slates with Pres dcnt Hoover another group rep the farmers themselves las been summoned to meet with the president on Friday At this session Samuel H Thompson pres ident oE the American Farm Bureau Federation C E HuEf president of the National Farmers Union and Louis J Tabcr master of the Na tional Grange will discuss their share oE the task The decline in crop prospects was attributed by the department agriculture in its monthly report issued yesterday almost entirely to drought and heat damage to Eeed crops Supplies of human food were said to be generally undamaged Corn Poorest Since 1001 Corn prospects declined 25 per cont under the 1920 smallest crop since 1901 being fore Tiini to 1iiKr 2 Column li WEEKS FORECAST Probably Bhowcrti Tues day night and SVfflitly warmer in north por tion Tupsilny niKli in west portion Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 2f hour period ending at S oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 7 Minimum In Nigh At 8 A M Tuesday G4 Chilliness in eEfective contrast with the weather of a week ago when Mason City sweltered under temperatures approaching 100 con tinued Monday and Tuesday The sky was overcast most of Monday and clouds had control of the situa tion Tuesday forenoon with rain an imminent possibility ;