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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 16, 1930, Mason City, Iowa ri A ft i o N E R MIS MEM A ART DCPT or IOWA MDINES IA V North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKB BKKVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 16 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 268 Star Shapes Explained Astronomer of Navy Tells Why Planets Are Spherical KILLS By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N G T O N Aug 16 CPA1 being ignorant as a horse of every thing scientific it never hap pened to occur to me until the oth er Isnt it odd that all the suna and planets are globular in form slightly bulging at their equators to be sure from the force of rotation on their imagin ary axletreesbut approximately spherical Why arent some of them square irregularly polyhedral miscellaneously jagged ragged and lumpy PROFESSOR JAMES ROBERT i SON of the United States naval observatory had to laugh behind his hand for he is the most consid erate of old astronomers at the naive boneheadedness of this in this inquiry Gravity is what makes the heav enly bodies globular he explained The same attraction which caused Isaac Newtons apple to fall straightway to earths solid surface when the processes of ripening de tached it from its parent branch on high tends constantly to pull earths own component layers down around about it toward its own center OTIPPOSE our world consisted of O nothing but water Waters urge as we know Is to find its own is Its rc itsponse to the tug of gravity Our aqueous worlds impulse would be to hugits own center as closely as possible obvU Tani to Page 5 Column Z 29 Indians Arrive for Winnebagos J ubilee WELLS BOY SITS OPS HURRIED TO INDIAN WAR Peshawar Situation Called Dangerous by British Officials BOMBAY India Aug 16 British troops were hurried north ward today toward Peshawar northwest frontier province to deal with a situation which was de scribed officially as of considerable K gravity and danger Martial law 13 invoked yesteiday was in full force in the city and surrounding terri tory While the number of hostile tribesmen afield at this tima was not large it was very difficult engage them because of the nature of the terrain and the extreme mo bility of the raiders During the past few days the raid ers have invested parts of Pesha war forced their way into the sup ply depot and done considerable damage fired on the contonments in which the bungalows of Euro peans there are located and at one time they cut off all communica tion with the city itself A lull n the situation has devel oped just now while the tribesmen await reinforcements The Afridia on the Khajuri plain are expecting more men from the Kohat district and their Orakzai allies similarly are waitingin the Khanki valley SLAYING OF PIG IS FIRST RITE IN REDMEN VILLAGE Delegation of Osages From Oklahoma on Way Here CITY Aug thing is in readiness for Winne bago countys seventyfifth birthday party which will hold sway here Sunday Monday and Tuesday Twentynine Winnebago Indians under the leadership of Joe Hard heart whose father roamed the re gion about Forest City before tht first white settler came arrived from Decatur Nebr late Friday afternoon Saturday forenoon an Indian vil lage arose on a block in south For est City across from the green house The killing a pig for roasting purposes opened tho days program at 5 oclock in the morn ing Osagcr Aro Coming Too Marshall J Hea general chair man of tho celebration received word Friday the impending ar rival of representatives of another tribe of Indians the Osages of Okla homa Traveling In their own Pack ards and Lincolns they were in the vicinity of Sioux City ana ing to arrive here some time during1 tha day Back in tho old days the approach of another tribe of Indians would have meant trouble But the red skins here today are on a peaceful mission They brot along their peacepipes but not a single gun The Osages are just as pacific in their intentions according to Mr Hea LIPTOiSTS CHALLENGER IN AMERICAN WATERS Records Implicate Judges Police Political Leaders Zutas Accounts Show Jreas Vholo Shamrock V Sir Thomas Lintons hopes for cap tiirlnp tho Americas cup arriving In the harbor at New London Conn after its 4000mile trip across tho Atlantic The challenger was convoyed by Sir Thomas steam yacht Erin LUCAS ACCUSES LEADERS The trip from the OmahaWinne bago reservation was made by mo tor The large Lincoln automobile of Dr F J Colby driven by Harvey Lowe of Hayfield bore Henry Blackbird 92 year old veteran and some of the other aged members of the contingent The Waldorf college Turn to PfiKO H Column Says Main Business Is Blocking Measures of Relief Buried at Uockford CLARION Aug services for Clark McNeal who died at his home in Rockford 111 Tues day night were heM at the home in Rockford this forenoon Burial was there too AUNT MET By Hobert Quillen Tnii hot love is all right in the movies but what a married woman wants is the kind that wont grum ble about a cold supper lANKERSAREON RELIEF President Expects to Call Conference to Discuss Finances BULLETIN WASHINGTON Aug 1C Secretary Hyde today author ized the Immediate apportion ment of in federal road aid funds to the various states Iowas allotment was WASHINGTON Aug 16 A Hoover conference with bankerd from the drought ridden stales stood out today as tho next na tional move in the drought relief campaign Beneficial rains mean while alleviated conditions in sever al of the sunparched areas As soon as the state relief com mittees agreed upon at tha white house conference of governors have been set up President Hoover expects to call in their banking members for a discussion of the fi nancial means to be employed in the campaign to prevent human suffering and disease and to tide farmers and their livestock over the winter season Meanwhile federal agencies vir tually are making time Except for minor measures and a polishing up of the government organization to be employed in the relief campaign officials feel little can bo accom plished until the state county and local committees are functioning tc apply directly the local relief avail able The program adopted receive tho unqualified approval yesterday ot the heada of three imporlan farm organizations the nationa grange farmers union and Ameri can Farm Bureau federation At white house conference Louis J Ta her C C Talbott and Sam I Thompson heads of the thre groups told tho president they con sidered the plan thq best avnllabl and pledged their wholehearted co operation TITASHINGTON Aug 16 VV Taking office today as execu tive director of the republican na tional committee Robert H Lucas of Kentucky issued a statement charging democratic leaders with blocking administration business and unemployment relief to preserve depression as a campaign issue The democratic leaders he said put their party in direct op position to every effort made by the ations chief executive and his ad inlstration to restore business and rovide employment for all the neo le Having selected the natural lisfortune of the nation the suf ering of the as a ampaign issue for 1930 the demo ratic leaders could not lend their upport to any corrective measures ithout depriving their party of a cry for the campaign The country has continued to uffer business is slow to recover workers walk the streets looking or work while the democratic trategists confer and consult and R100 Comes Home Again After Visit British Greet Arrival of Their Giant Airship CARDINGTON England Aug 16 Britains giant dirigible the R100 came back home today after an 18 day trip across the At lantic and back to Montreal and other Canadian cities With her landfall near Fasnet Ireland long before daylight the dirigible passed up the Bristol chan nel and across England to arrive over its mooring mast here at a m a m C S Made in 56 Hours Departure from St Hubert air port Montreal was at p m C S T Wednesday night the trans Atlantic crossing of 3287 miles being completed in 56 hours and 12 minutes at an average speed of 58 miles an hour The fastest crossing of the Atlan tic by lighter than air craft was made in August 1929 by the Graf Zeppelin which needed only 55 hours and 25 minutes to travel 4200 1000 miles more than the R100 Lake hurst N T and Friedrichshafen Germany The Grafs speed was 75 miles an hour Witness Arrival Crowds which had gathered from before dawn witnessed the arrival M1DER READY TAKE OP HIS ISTER Big Receipts of Racket CHICAGO Aug 16 profit and loss accounts ono of Chicagos most notorious liquor gambling and vice syndicates iound in the safety deposit box a slain gang manager yielded evi ence toddy implicating criminal and municipal court judges politl al leaders and police and disclos ng enormous profits of the illicit raffle Tho buslnessllko records of the tforanAiello gang were taken from he box of Jack Zuta shot to death n a Delafield Wis dance hall Aug They showed receipts totaling 429010 for the period ending 12 the yndicates income for a week The amo period showed disbursements of The long list of recipi nts included a half dozen of Chi cagos best known night resorts Bear Prominent Names Cancelled checks and notes in the files bore tho names of Judge Jo seph W Schulman many years judge oE the municipal court George Van Lent former state sen ator and political leader Enmnue Eller former municipal superio and criminal court judge and th son of Morris Eller twentieth war boss Louis I Fisher attorney fo Fairview and brother of a clrcut court judge Sergt Richard Williams one of whose police as slgnmcnts was to assist Frank J Loesch in his investigation of vot frauds and later to for Alber R Brunkcr head of the civic safe ty commission One of Zutas cancelled checks was made payable to and Indorsed Expected to Leave This WeekEnd for East and Ottawa C OL AND MRS HANFORD Mac NIDER will leave either Satur day evening or Sunday morning for Washington D C and Ottawa Can where the colonel will ac quaint himself with his duties as Will Rogers MINDEN Nev Aug ust coming thru that Yosemite ark this morning and passed hose giant red vood trees Fred Stone pro posed that here Is where hese tree sit ers ought to be ocated Any say you talk about a mountain just composed of one solid rock Why its right in there Cool idges five hundred words of the republican history of America would get lost on this boulder Why this rock is big enough to reproduce a Hiram Johnson anti treaty speech John W Davis Is in the park somewhere and the rangers are looking for him They dont al low dogs or democratic candi dates in there Yours WILL ROGERS minister to Canada The actual moving to Ottawa sane statements all the while fear ng an improvement in business be ore the election They hold to the fallacious idea that if things will ust remain as they are until eec ion day the democrats will procure control of congress The Lucas open ng gun of the republican national organizations participation In the Turn to 8 Column Markets at a Glance of the dirigible Lord Thomson British air minister headed the of ficial welcoming committee He himself was at the field since a m Save for a rainstorm which made rough going yesterday morning and caused some small tears in the fab ric of the envelope the return trip was made without incident Thruout the trip messages from aboard told of an enjoyable trip Passengers were represented as wishing only that they might smoke An accident to the ship s stove Friday which necessitated cold meals during the latter stages of the trip was accepted with good humor will be accomplished at a later date which is as yet uncertain Colonel MacNIder stated This preliminary visit will include conferences with tho stata and commerco depart ments at Washington before the minister takes up the work at Otta wa The summons to Washington will prevent Colonel MacNider from giv ing an address he had been sche duled to make at the Wisconsin Le gion department convention at She tooygan Sunday afternoon He ex pects however to be present at the Ohio and Pennsylvania Legion con ventions later in the week Friday at Harrisburg Pa Colonel MacNi der and the governor of Pennsyl vania will give the dedicatory ad dresses for n new memorial bridge erected in honor of World war vct AUG 10 NEW YORK Stacks Irregular eastern rail road advance Bonds Firm demand centers in rails Curb Irregular Fokker rises 2 points Foreign exchanges Irregular Spanish pesata at new 1930 low Butter Firm Sugar Holiday Coffee Holiday CHICAGO Wheat Easy beneficial rains southwest Corn Easy bearish weekly weather forecast Cattle Steady Hogs Steady Body of Man Killed by Train Is Found MANCHESTER Aug 16 The body of Stephen Sherman of Edgerton Wis was found last night near the ChicagoMilwaukee railway bridge It was believed that he had been riding a freight train and that he wag killed when his hend struck the bridge An inquest was to be held today CORRECTION The GlobeGazettes attention has been called to an error in an item about the first train in Forest City in this issue The late given was 1871 and It years later should have been ten WEALTHIEST OIL OPERATOR DEAD Slick of Oklahoma City Was Known as King of the Wildcatters BALTIMORE Md Aug 18 T B Slick of Oklahoma City Okla known as the wealth iest independent oil operator in the world died at the Johns Hopkins hospital here at oclock this morning Mr Slick known aa king of the wildcatters had been a patient at the hospital since June 27 when he entered for treatment He show ed improvement for some time af ter his admission but suffered a set back on Aug 14 Slick entered the Pennsylvania oil fields early in life and later went west and in March 1029 sold his western holdings to the Prairie Oil and Gas company for 545000000 He immediately started back into the independent field and was build ing a new business in Texas Kan sas and Oklahoma when he entered I the hospital Turn to rase fl Column ADDMURSTO FLIGHT RECORD Manager of St Louis Boys Complains of Meager Returns ST LOUIS Aug 16 Jackson and Forest OBrine still were adding hours to their sus tained flight record today and Bill Pickens their manager still was complaining about what hs called the meager financial returns harvested by Messrs Jackson OBrine and Pickens Word that all was well aboard the endurance plane Greater St Louis came this afternoon from the pilots as they completed their six hundred thirtyfirst hour in the air at p m C S T Shortage of Contracts Thus far Pickens had been able to close but four contracts totaling about for the flyers and thi comprises their sole reward ex cept for 57000 they will receiv from an oil company whose pro ducta they are using Pickens com plained Despite all his troubles however Pickens is trying to keep up th old spirit and so far we have no cut our price because the one mistake in the promotion busines is to ask for when you coul have had 55000 St Louis lock of financial gen erosity is no mystery to Picken The city is too close to big achieve ments in aviation Spoiled y Lindbergh Lindbergh spoiled you folks he explained and unless a show can be made to rival a transAtlantic SHIP DESERTED BY PASSENGERS IN SOOTH SEAS 3 1 Persons Tossing in Open Boats Awaiting Rescuers Ry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THREE hundred and seventeen persons passengers and crew oC the disabled union line steamer Ta hiti were tossing about in the south eas in open lifeboats on Saturday y the North American calendar nd Sunday by South Seas time waiting succor from three other earners rushing at top speed to he rescue The Tahiti bound for San Fran isco from Wellington N bc ame disabled ana was abandoned CO miles southwest of Rarotonga aland in the Cook group The star ioard propeller and tail shaft were ost and the number four hold was looded Ships rushing to aid the Tahiti verc the Ventura of the Mason American line the Tofua and the Norwegian ship Penybryn The lat er was expected to reach the scene momentarily said advices receiver this morning at San Francisco by the Matson Navigation company Trying to Lcnrn Names Union line offices in San Fran cisco were trying to ascertain the names passengers and crew altho AWAITING TRIAL Shoots Because Father Refused Him Use of Car BLUE EARTH Minn Aug Emil Allis a 17 year old Wells Minn farm boy who yesterday shot nd killed his father today sat almly in the county jail here await ng his hearing The boy who sacl he killed his athcr Amos Allis DG because oC a quarrel which followed his fathers refusal to let him have the fimily car was just getting ready to start o town with a loarl ot flax to sell or getaway expenses when he wds arrested Quarrels had been many in the Allig household according to Emil who seemed to Ecel no grief at his crime but rather only annoyance because he had not escaped Threatens His Mother In true gangster fashion Emil ordered his mother the witness to the shooting into the family oar and drove her to the home of a neighbor Clem Vint with the ad monition to keep mouth shut or Ill shoot you too The elder Allis was sitting at the table ready to eat his dinner yes terday noon and Mrs Allis was in the yard feeding chickens when Emil entered thrxi fie screen door and fired a charge his double barreled shotgun that entered his fathers left shoulder Mr Allis staggered to his feet and fled to the kitchen but the boy followed and fired another shot at his fathers neclc which killed him instantly After driving his mother to tho neighbors young Allis came imme diately home nnd began loading a wagon with flax he Intended to take to town to sell for money enough to escape Neighbors Plmno Officer The neighbors In the meantime however phoned to village Mfirslml T A Lewis who notified County Coroner Wilson and Sheriff 13achtl of Blue Earth Dr W IT Barr a friend of the family was the first to arrive at the farm He slipped tho loaded gim from the flax load and persuaded the boy who at first all knowledge of the crime but later ulmittcd it to unload the flax and submit to arrest when the officers irrived Young Allis took his arrest and removal to jail very quietly Another brother about 22 was iway threshing at the time Five Miles of Paving AMES Aug 10 for paving about five miles of Jas per countys primary road system will be let by the slate highway commission Tuesday Turn lo 8 Column crossing you are not least not financially One of St Louis largest theaters will give a midnight show tonight for the benefit of the Jackson OBrine exchequer Today was the 27th in the air for Jackson and OBrine in the monoplane Greater St Louis Ap parently they were not nearly so worried as their manager on the round The only complaint that had come from them was that the air surely is rolling Confessed Slayer of Buckley Is Taken to Detroit for Quizzing DETROIT Aug 1G De troit detectives returned today with Edwin L Miller three times a psy chopathic patient in receiving hos pital who signed a statement in Styker Ohio late yesterday that ho was the killer of Jerry Buccley radio political commentator Police placed no credence in the confession but expected to question him further today When airplanes became common people on the ground quit sunburn ing their tonsils And that explains why homicide shocks nobody now Times Three Men Instantly Killed by Lightning WINDSOR Conn Aug 10 Three men were instantly killed and a fourth badly injured by lightning today The dead are Fred Dibble 51 George Nolan Alfred Seam Rfl all of Pou quonock Phillip Wolf was injured The men took refuge in a tobacco shed which was struck by light ning There were 10 persons in the shed all of whom were more or less overcome by the shock IOWA WEATHER Probably showers Saturday unci Sunday Not much cliiiiiKO in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazelle weather figures for 24 hour ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 02 Minimum in 05 At H A jr Saturdiiy 70 Friday saw the hottest weather recorded Mason City since the afternoon of Aug 8 the days max imum being 2 decrees higher than that of Thursday Saturday morning however clouds ohscurcd the sun and vhile the humidity was high and rain seemed an imminent possibility the mercury was doing a rapid rise WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday Aug IS For tho upper Mississippi and lower Missouri and the norlhcrn and central great plains Occasional local shovcrn first part week Somewhat unKCttled lat ter half temperature near normal ;