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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 14, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home I OS CJ V i I S W f M ART DcPT OF IOWA MOINFS VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS ASSOCIATED PRE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 141930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SUKVICE NO 266 Couzens Is Supported Boldness of Opinion Wins Approval of Liberals By CHARLES P STEWART lASHINGTON Aug 14 CPA the capital istic system is to endure and this country seems to be committed to Senator James Couzens of Michigan said to me some time ago it has got to find a satis factory answer to the unemploy ment question Can anyone fail to sense In this remark a touch of skepti cism concerning the systems ever lasting reliability If capitalism is to endure Pray does the ssnator mean to Imply that there is any doubt about it TRUE the Wolverine statesman recognizes that it is the eco nomic system to which our country appears to be definitely committed However the more irrevocably we are committed to it the worse it would be for us wouldnt it if it were to blow up With nothing else to serve as a substitute wouldnt such a mischance leave us out on the end of a limb for fair Questions like these ask them selves automatically when an indi vidual in as significant a position as Senator Couzenss expresses him self in terms hinting at a shade of uncertainty as to capitalisms de pendability AS a matter of fact the senator assuredly did not intend to ac cept responsibility for anything so as an outandout prediction the capitalistic systems collapse yet there is nri dodging it p did intend to suggest a threat He had been working at the time i for a tfibro Investigation of unem Cotamn 1 SPEEDING ACROSS OCEAN Officers of Big Dirigible Ex pect to Make Trip in 55 Hours ON BOARD THE AIRSHIP R 100 Aug 14 bound 6 with a strong following wind clear skies and smiling sunshine the I British dirigible today struck a pace of 75 miles an hour The big airships officers express the belief that they would reach Cardington England home port of the dirigible 55 hours after the start The airship which left Its moor Ing mast at Montreal at p m C S T yesterday would if the hope should be realized arrive in Cardington at a m C S T Saturday The time set by the R100s offi cers would establish a new record for a lighter than aircraft over that course Today all were comfortable and finding the leviathan of the air ex tremely steady Some of the news papermen turned in and helped the crews at various duties including the pumping of petrol for the motors Now that Denmark hag decided to dispose of its only cruisers op ponents of disarmament will be ex pected to laugh it off with the re mark Theres something rotten in Herald AUNT HET By Robert Quiilen Emmie dont know how to nuke her man happy so good to him he i dont never get to enjoy Jjfcclin sorry for himself DRIZZLE GREETS GOVERNORS Communists Are Reported Advancing on Nanking THREE MEN ARE DEAD SHOT IN ANG WARFARE Killed in Quarrel Over Concessions Near St Paul CT PAUL Minn Aug 14 kJ Three men were dead today vic tims of a ganglnd warfare in what police believed to have been the out growth of a quarrel over slot ma chine concessions One man and Frank Coleman Kansas City fatally wounded were found last night by General W F Rhinow head of the state bureau of criminal apprehension as he was touring a lonely road near Wild wood an amusement resort on White Bear lake 15 miles northwest of here The third victim was found about 6 a m today after authorities con tinued their search of the vicinity following the discovery of the hats of three men One Is Identified One of the men later was identi fied as Sammy Stein also known as Sammy Hackle of Minneapolis The ihird man is not yet identified All three were found in a radius of 200 yards of the spot where a small car was parked beside the roadside Identification of Coleman who Sheriff Itoher of WashingtonJcounty ernled a member of a Missouri mob tended to strengthen his theory the trio was slain by a rival gang The automobile bore Missouri license plates and papers in Colemans pockets indicated he had lived in the Missouri city Wanted as Suspect Police believed the third victim is Butch Myer of St Paul Stein they said was wanted as a suspect in the recent Willmar Minn bank robbery when five men armed with machine guns escaped with 5142000 n cash and securities He also wag wanted in Kansas City for murder they said His body waa found near Colemans His right arm was propped on a branch above his head Turn to 2 Column l Norris Holds 27000 Votes Lead in Race Hitchcock Assured of His Nomination by Democrats LINCOLN Nebr Aug 14 United States Senator George W Norris foe of the republican admin istration who bolted his party at the last presidential campaign to support Alfred E Smith today had a lead of more than 27000 votes over W M Stebbins state treas urer for the G O P senatorial nomination Returns from 1707 of the 2030 precincts of Nebraska in last Tuesdays primary gave Norris 94882 Stebbins 67084 and Aaron Ready 84 year old antiprohibition ist 5758 During the campain Stebbins pledged his support to the administration Gilbert M Hitchcock Omaha pub lisher and former United States sen ator had a commanding lead for the democratic senatorial nomination 52205 votes to 14485 for Dr Jennie M Callfaa a dry who bolted her party in 192e to support Herbert Hoover and resigned as democratic national committeewoman The primary gubernatorial races also were lopsided Gov Arthur J Weaver republican canidate for a second term polled 119728 votes in the 1682 precircts reported to 40087 for H O Palmer Omaha at torney Charles W Bryan former gover nor of Nebraska and the democratic vice presidential nominee In 1024 collected 58814 votes in 1694 pre cincts reported for his partys gubernatorial nomination Hia op ponent Anton Jensen a former Uni versity of Nebraska professor had 12331 votes CHINESE WAR LORD Slump UN a Bunuhill near the city of Langfeng China Gen Feng YuHsiang is snapped as ho explains the revolution to a group of Chinese farmers Yu Hsiang wns formerlyknown as tho Christian general FLYERS SAIL ON WITH 576 HOURS TO THEIR CREDIT Mark of Hunter Brothers Beaten by More Than 22 Hours CT LOUIS Aug 14 the worlds record for sustained flight again in their possession Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine soared on today taking up the twenty fourth day of their endurance grind at a m C S T At that hour they had been up 576 hours and had beaten the mark of the Hunter Brothers by more than 22 hours When Jackson and OBrine will land remained problematical today I think we will be up next year if the weather and everything holds out OBrine radioed from the en durance plane Greater St Louis Both flyers have talked of remaining aloft for 1000 hours and it was con sidered unlikely at LambertSt Louis field over which they are fly ing that they would come down be fore reaching that goal if everything continues to go Now that the record is back in their possession Jackson arid OBrine clung close to the field We are not gettng far from the field so we can set it down drop it Turn IdPage 2 Colamn Note on armament All the crea tures that store up honey have weapons in the Re view Gait to Celebrate Homecoming Friday Program Announced GALT Aug is a big day here The Commercial club will celebrate its fifth annual homecom ing with a full day of music danc ing and foot races with some good speeches and a big ball game mak ing up the program The Gait base ball team with Hopkins pitching will meet the Capital city Union Giants of Des Molnes a colored team LIQUOR SYSTEM OF CANADA IS CALLED FAILURE Spence Tells Institute 18th Amendment Is Success NIVERSITY Va Aug 14 U The institute of public affairs was told today that the eighteenth amendment is a success and that Canadas liquor control system about which Americans hear much is a failure The speakeh was Ben H Spence Washington correspondent for the Toronto Daily Star He prefaced his address with the statement that an acid test Is necessary for all liquor which do the people consume the most alcohol Is Incorrectly Named Were the Canadian system to be put into effect in the United States immediately he said estimating this countrys population to be 12A times that of Canada the United States would spend nearly two and a half bililon dollars a year for li quor assuming the per capita con sumption to be equal Government control of liquor In Canada is incorrectly should be government sale Mr Spencer said The government simply acts as selling agent for tlie brewers anc distillers to the drink eri he said Mr Spence called liquor the leakiest leakable liquid that ever leaked in referring to the difficulty of controlling it It has the peculiar property he added of being able to soak and Turn tn rape 2 Column Hawks Sets New Mark to Beat Lindys When Do We Eat Astis Speed Flyer on Landing VALLEY STREAM N Y Aug 14 the name of Captain Frank M Hawks in aviations rec ord book today is set down the time of 12 hours 25 minutes three sec onds for an eastward transcontin ental flight the fastest ever flown by man over that distance of 2500 miles It is faster by more than two hours than the time made Easter Sunday by Colonel and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh Their record was 14 hours 45 minutes Wasnt Even Fatigued Seemingly fresh and his white sports clothes unstained Captain Hawks set his Travelair monoplane down on Curtiss field at p Turn to Face 3 Column Gold Star Mother Is Dead Over in France VERDUN France Aug 14 Mrs Harriet Bates wife of Henry Btetes of Portage Pa died in the Verdun hotel tiday from the effects of cerebral hemorrhage Mrs Bates was with a party of Gold Star mothers Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug where Mr Hoover has given up his trip to Glacier park They can start in letting those fish eat regu lar again now Any man that can stay in W n a h i n g ton thin long dur ing such a summer why really thero is not enough left of him to take a vacation Sure glad to see Joo Robinson como thru so strong in Arkan saw Tuesday Those men that he associated with In London on tho conference thot Joe was just about one of tha biggest men in the country About 32 you are going to hear an awful lot about this guy If the democrats decide to enter a man at all Yours WILL PICKS TOMATOES FOR HOOVER Capital City of China Is defenseless Many Suspected Reds Are Executed at Hankow Associated Press Photo Gallic Mne Bumardncr of West Branch birthplace of President Hoover was crowned Tomato Queen nt theWest Branch annual to mato festival She personally supervised the selection of tomatoes to lie sent to Mr Hoover from the farm where ho played as a boy1 and is shown with a basket destined for Hie presidential table SHOT TO DEATH WHILE STEALING Victims of Hard Times Were After Potatoes for Family TOLEDO Ohio Aug 14 tims of hard times Elmer Tilton 45 and his son Louis 17 were shot to death on a farm near here early today whale sealing potatoes to provide food for the elder Tiltons wife and his six other children The head of the family had been out of work seven months The father and son were shot by Lester Coy 23 whose father is blind and who has been farming single handed with the additional handi cap of frequent losses by crop thieves After working all day he found it necessary to stay up nights to guard his irops He was on guard with a gun when the Tiltons ap peared 15TH VICTIM IN DETROIT SLAIN Liquor Operator Suspect Is Shot to Death by Gangster DETROIT Aug 14 fifteenth recent gangster assassina tion was recorded lust night The victim was Cicero Mangiap ani suspected of having been a liquor operator He was shot five times by a short dark man who was riding beside him in his auto mobile in Grosse Pointe park at p m The assassin leaped from Mangiapanis automobile anc escaped as the car out of control crashed into the curb Detectives looked to Brooklyn N Y today for an explanation of Mangiapanis activities He is known to have returned secretly from the east keeping the time of his arrival even from his wife Mrs Mangiapani told the police her husband went to Brooklyn six weeks ago explaining that it was necessary for him to hide because of threats against his life Civil War Veteran Dies ARNOLDS PARK Aug 14 George Arnolds Parks last surviving Civil war veteran die esterday after failing to re cover from a heart attack suffered two weeks NEGROES KIDNAP WHITE GIRL 17 Youth Describes Attack oi Pair on Road in North Carolina RALEIGH N Car Aug 14 Milton Rodgers 22 who said he lives near Angier Johnson county reported to Wake county officers early this morning that three Ne groes had stopped his automobile near Garner six miles from here overpowered him and kidnaped his 17yearold girl companion Rodgers told authorities the gir had waved to him on a Raleigl street nnd asked for a ride He said she told him her name was Viola Edwards and that her home near Elizabethton N Car The Ne groes drove up behind his automo bile a few miles out of Raleigh Rodgers said and followed him fo a few miles Suddenly he said they drove their car around hia blocke the road and hwas forced to stop While two of the men held him he said the other grabbed the strug gling and screaming girl am bundeled her Into their car Leavin him beside the road he said th three drove away with the girl Markets at a Glance NANKING Aug 15 munists today were reported ad ancing against this nationalist overnment capital and the sister ties of Hankow Hanyang and Wu hang GOO miles up the Yanglse iver from the sea This city was virtually defense ess and appeared doomed should he reds continue their threatened ttack Few defenders remained ithin the 32 mile wall encircling TB capital practically all troops aving been drawn to fronts on tho government and north rn rebels are fighting for suprem cy in China Uneasinesu was rife here as peas nts turned communists and ap eared in surrounding towns armed vith rifles Communists Executed Many suspected communists were ummarily executed at Hankow vhere sandbag defenses were being erected and machine guns mounted Thousands of terrified Chinese poured into the city A dozen foreign warships were anchored at Hankow affording foreigners a means oE escape In case oE emergency many foreign commercial vessels were an chored there ready to evacuate their nationals Changsha Hunan province cap ita recently sacked and burned bj communists was reported reoccu pied by reds 3000 Chinese Drowned PEIPING Aug 14 thousand Chinese are reported to have drowned in the Fuichunghsien district 40 miles north of Shanhai kuari along the Mukden railway where rains have flooded 1000 vil lages causing great damage and washing out the rail lines Hammill One of Few to Bring Optimistic Note WASHINGTON Aug 14 di drizzling ruin was falling today as governors and their representa tives from 12 stotcs assembled for the Hoover drought conference The mprnijig was taken up with preliminary meetings and discus sions with farnV board and agri culture depart ment officials The governors as they went from their hotels t o conferences s a w umbrellas and raincoats B y another paradox t h o farm board was inform ed its chairman Alex ander Leg gC might be kept Johix HammiU form the confer ence with President Hoover this afternoon because oE rain and storm Forced to Tnlcc Triiiu Legge Hying hero Erom the west was forced to take a train at Day ton Ohio because oE bad weather Governor Hammill Iowa pro posed that the farm board depose the surplus crops in the stricken areas as Eeed Eor cattle Ho stressed tho need for arranging credit for for cropn next year LetT rrmko tho farm board use ful an well an ornamental Ham mill said The Iowa governor expressed the hope that the American Red Cross would extend relief to those who may be suffering He said the gov ernment should continue some pro gram whereby loann may bo made o farmers for seed for next 3ears crop Ono of Optimists Governor Hammill was one of the ew to bring with him nn optimis tic note Ho said recent in ovvi had improved conditions no fTilTii to Insr 2 Column Supreme Court Justices to Hear Testimony of Billings FOLSOM PRISON Gal Aug 14 room in Folsom prison was transformed into a court chamber today for the hearing by six su preme court justices of Warren K Billings plea for a pardon The spectacle of supreme court convening behind peniten tary walls to hear a convicts story is without precedent in California and believed to he unique in the his tory of American jurisprudence Billings and Thomas J Mooney are serving life sentences for the preparedness day bombing which killed 10 and injured 40 persons in San Francisco in 101G The prison hearing will begin this evening after Folsoma 2100 convicts have had dinner and have been locked in their cells Every precaution was taken to safeguard the jurists and prevent any possible demonstrations by the prisoners many of whose pleas have been de nied by the high court Waterloo Man Chosen U S Bank Examiner WASHINGTON Aug pointment of a Waterloo man Ira Chorpening 40 years old as chief national bank examiner for the fifth ederal reserve district with head luarters here was announced this veek by Comptroller of the Cur rency Pole Chorpcning who suc ceeds the late R W Byers will ar rive here within about two weeks to assume his new duties It is un lerstood He is now on duty in the San Francisco federal reserve dis trict NEW YORK Stocks irregular Canadian Pacif ic breaks below 170 lowest since 1927 Bonds firm Investment issue de mand improves Curb Irregular prices ease after early firmness Foreign exchanges Easy Span ish Peseta drops more than 12 points Butter Strong and higher Sugar Steady trade support Coffee Steady steady Brazilian markets CHICAGO Wheat firm Large export sales and bullish Kansas advises Corn steady Insufficient rains central west Cattle Strong to higher Hogs Higher We doubt very much whether night baseball which is now being tried in the west will ever he a suc cess in New York unless Texas Guinan York Iost Wood Hampton Is Injured When Truck and Train Co icle HAMPTON Aug E Wood Hampton is recovering at a local hospital from injuries re ceived Wednesday morning when the truck in which he was riding and an M and St L motorcar crashed at the Joe Sink crossing two miles north of Hampton Mr Wood is conscious Physicians are not certain whether he has a skull fracture James Jones Jr was also in the truck when the accident occurred He and Wood were taken to the hospital but Jones was not hurt and was dismissed immediately The truck was badly damaged Skull Fractured In Full FORT DODGE Aug H A fall from the second story window at the home of his parents critically injured Jack Bartlett 8 The child skull v fractured Sffie IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday night and Friday Not much change In temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazettd weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednosdny SO Minimum in Nipli 5f At 8 A M Thursday 68 After a perod of absolute chilli ness the mercury began a definite upswing Wednesday The days maximum wan f degree1 higher than Tuesday and tho nights minimum was 4 degrees abovo that of tho previous night Moreover the temperature at 8 oclock Thursday morning was 2 degrees higher than at a corresponding hour Wednes day On thii reading an on the maximum and minimum readings there has been a clearcut progress on succeeding days as follows 60 02 64 06 and 68 degrees ;