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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HIS MtM AflT DEPT OF IOWA FR MOINES TA HOME EDITION V V VOL XXXVI EWE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE THE NEWSPAPER THAI MAKES ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 270 Hull Choice Thot Certain Candidate for Sen ate Has Made Good in House I I M By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON s 20 CPA Hull who already has what generally is considered the only thing ne cessary to insure a Tennessee sen atorial c a n d i dates that is to say the democratic o r his states next available full six year term in the upper house of William E S Brock appointed by Governor Horton to succeed Senator Lawrence T Tyson when the latter diedin 192D is democrati cally designed to continue serving until next March a public man sufficiently out of the ordinary to merit some lit tle especial attention in the house of representatives I believe makes an American citizen prima facie very prominent in his own home not in Washing ton Prima facie greatness is recog nized in no one here under the rank of a senator at least A representative must distinguish himself to be distinguishedat in the national capital There are senators who in truth are quite mediocre individuals and Turn to Fuse 0 Column BALTIMORE MAN iiblisher GlobeTrotter Thot to Have Fallen Off Yacht NEW YORK Aug 20 by airplanes for the body of Van Lear Black who vanished from his yacht Sabalo off the New Jersey coast on Monday evening was 1 abandoned today i Three planes which pressed the i hunt for tho Baltimora publisher i for three hours this morning re ported that there was such a strong tide out to sea with ocean currents moving away from shore in such volume that little hope remained 1 for the present that the body would j be found near the coastline Coast guard boats engaged since i yesterday with planes the Sabalo itself and the naval dirigible Los Angeles in the search were still I in standing by today but Paul Patter i son editor of the Baltimore Sun of l whose publishing company Mr Black was chairman of the board IF said the yacht was about to leave j the site where the publisher was f i missed at about 9 oclock on Mon 7 day evening after having appar lently fallen over a deck rail from Jllhis craft Was Sitting on Rail A report of the accident was JVjmado today to the New York office the steamboat inspection service vttby Captain Keliey of the Sabalo was asked to return tomorrow with one other witness to I the formality of record yinjs the tragedv his Gov Franklin D Roosevelt a of Mr Black requested thai Wl Tnm to Pncrc 2 Column AUNT HET By Kobert Quillen Jim aint got sens e enough to be a horse doctor You cant send a horse to a specialist to hide your ignor ance T urner in Iowa Taxation Laws Republican Candidate for Governor County Fail Speaker HAMPTON Aug W Turner Corning republican candidate for governor of Iowa speaking at the annual Franklin county fair here this afternoon an nounced himself as being in abso lute favor of a change in the taxa tion laws of Iowa The time has come Mr Turner stated When Iowa is going to have to raise taxation money thru a more equitable arrangement The state is now being taxed under laws that were formulated for conditions existing 77 yearn ago Spoko in Rain Mr Turner spoke from a canopy covered platform in front of the grandstand A drizzling rain was falling but in spite of this a fair sized crowd was in attendance to hear what the gubernatorial candi date had to say Half of the wealth in Iowa is in tangible in form Mr Turner stated A part of this wealth is escaping taxation he believes He stated thai he felt that jt now time to go abuut the revising of the laws of the state which allow such a condi tion Theincome tax law has been suggested for such conditions and has been tried out in 20 states with out a repeal Mr Turner stated Baby Champions Ticked Better economic possibilities for the state are possible thru an in come tax arrangement Mr Turner stated He suggested that the state could still improve its educational facilities and in other ways utilize the increase which would result from a more equitable method of taxation In the annual Franklin county baby contest held each year at the fair Lois Ann Christensen 1 daughter of Mr and Mrs H M Christensen of Latimer won the championship in the girls classes The champion baby boy was Eugene Austin Reynolds 1 son of Mr and Mrs Austin Reynolds Hampton Considerable interest is evinced in this part of the fair each year and the final judging was awaited by persons from all parts of the county Colt Show Judged Another interesting event to per sons in all parts of Franklin county was the judging of the colt show which started shortly after noon un der the direction of Prof A B Caine head of the horse department of the agricultural division at Iowa State college In spite of the inclement weather a fair crowd was in attendance at the fair today Officials have con sidered extending the fair until Fri day on account of the rain but have not taken formal action Student Out If Horse Doesnt Wake Youth Insists It Isnt Dead But Thinks It Is EVANSTON 111 Aug 20 Unlil a certain milk wagon horse shows signs of life William OKeefe is out OKeefe a Northwestern Univer sity student drove his collegiate car Into the horse yesterday and it down It didnt seem to be njuch of an accident the horse just turned over on its side and stayed there The driver couldnt make him get up OKeefe couldnl make him get up Neither could the police Anybody can tell OKeefe in sisted that that horse isnt dead It just thinks it is At the police station he was still unconvinced He could get up if he wanted to OKeefe said bitterly All right the sergeant saui well put it this bail pending the outcome of said horses injuries JUDGES MENTIONED IN GANGSTERS RECORDS Bar Group to Continue Probihition Referendum the o of Ja f InVCS k Kuta slain vice lord jml gangster nf found In a safely deposit box mention BmannrtKUcr upper JdBO Joseph Suhulman lower left both ol At tlRator latrlck Uoche Icft and Attorney Charles F Kalhhun arc seen examining the Decorah Pair Killed Wo man Injured Near Hampton DECORAH Aug auto mobile accident on U S high way 55 near here last night claimed Luc life of Ole Holverson 50 Austin Minn and hi son 14 The car careened into the ditch near the Charles Marlowe farm It is believed that Holverson sudden ly set the brakes which caused the accident Holverson was killed in stantly while he boy died a few hours later He and hisboy had been working with a threshing crew in the neigh borhood He is survived by his wife and several children Kamiwha Family Hurt HAMPTON Aug and Mrs Dan Schullz and three chil dren of Kanawha were injured last evening at dusk when their Ford car collided with another Ford driven by an employe of the Fox Construction company The collision happened at the gate on the farm of Arnold Bohrman on highway No 10 between Latimer and Alexander The SchuUz car came out of the driveway and met the other A third car containing two boys was involved in the acci dent when they were unable to halt They turned off the embankment and ended in a cornfield nearby The Schultz1 all were hurt and bruised painfully Mrs Schultz re ceived what is believed to be a frac tured skull An xray examination is to be made in the Hampton hos pital where she is now resting some time today The other members of the family the driver of the Fox company vehicle and the two boys were examined their wounds dressed and dismissed from the hos pital Heavy CasualtiesAre Reported in War With Rebel Persian Tribes TEHERAN Persia Aug 20 WV Heavy casualties were reported to day in fighting in southern Persia where government forces are dis arming rebellious tribesmen Conflicting reports had reached Teheran this evening of the nature OL ihn conflict One report stated that rebellion had broken out 14 Year Old Iowa Boy Fatally Hurt in Fall LAUREL Aut 20 Anthony Jr H was fatally in jured near here today when he fell from a wagon when the team of horses he was driving ran away The wagon passed over the bny and one of the scs kicked him In the abdomen His father is a Jasper coumy farmer Trade Babies to End Strife About Mixup All Parents Except Father Watson Are Satisfied CHICAGO Aug 20 Watkina and Bamberger babies were in new homes today and three fourths of the parents at least thot they were the right homes The central figures in the famous babyswitching case were ex changed last night after Charles Bamberger and his wife had de cided the Watkinses were right in contending that the two families had the wrong babies Under the watchful eye of Dr Arnold Kegel city health commis sioner Mrs Bamberger handed over the infant boy she has cared for the last six weeks and Mrs William Watkins in turn gave her the baby she had christened a Watkins They undressed the babies changed clothing and exchanged formulas for baby food Both women kissed both babies wept a little the whole party shook hands all around and the baby problem ap peared solved But Watkins returning fuom a baseball game to find a new baby in his house threatened to tangle it all up again They took advan tage of my wife he said There wouldnt have been any trade if I had been home How do we know which is which He said he might sue the Bambergers that the ques tion of parentage is still before the courts American Accused of Being German Spy Is Absolved by Tribunal PARIS Aug 20 Paris military tribunal today solemnly absolved Charles Leopold Hartman of Hollister Cal from all stigma of having been a German agent dur ingthe World war recalling the death sentence passed upon him in 1919 The court in rescinding the death sentence transferred it to an un known person who usurped Hart mans identity Hartman is an American citizen 75 years old He was arrested on charges of being a German spy when he made a visit to his birth place in Alsace Is Unincorporated DES MOINES Aug 20 Vinton Savings Building and Loan company has submitted an applica tion to State Auditor J Long for renewal of its articles of incor poration for a 20 year period After Longs approval is given they must be passed on by Secretary of State Ed M Smith 3 MORE STATES REQUEST HELP Hyde Committee on Drought Relief Is Formally Launched WASHINGTON Aug 20 Formally launched today into the task of coordinating drought re lief effort the governments com mittee headed by Secretary Hyde had before it three urgent requests for aid from states which had not figured In the original relief plans The governors of Alabama Texar and Wyoming telegraphed requests that portions of their states be giv en help on the same basis as the re mainder of tho drought area The federal committee already had before it a list of 300 counties requiring aid in which the certain ty of inevitable distress this winter is faced by a large portion of their population Among immediate measures be ing put in effect special emphasis was given to prevention of unwar ranted price increases The entire staff of county agricultural agents who have individual responsibility for foodstuff and cattle shipment at the emergency railroad freight rates were instructed to guard against profiteering tactica The Red Cross planned to shoul der the principal burden of human suffering laying plans now to meet the numerous appeals which its of ficials feel are certain to come in as winter approaches Hoover Calls Meeting WASHINGTON Aug 20 President Hoover called the first meeting of his national drought committee for late today at the white house The meeting is for the purpose of organization and consid eration of preliminary steps in the drought relief program Volcano Eruption Kills Six Mountain Climbers TOKYO Aug 20 Japan eso mountain climbers four men and two women were killed in a vi olent eruption of the volcano Asa ma northwest of Tokyo nt a m today They were caught in the flow c lava 2000 feet from the era tor A strong earth shock was felt in sur rounding territory Opposition Fails in Effort to Prevent Ballot CHICAGO Aug 20 American Bar association today voted to continue its prohibition ref erendum The action was taken at the first plenary session of the organizations convention after opponents of the prohibition poll had taken to the floor their fight to have it aband oned The vote was approximately 10 to 1 with about 2000 members voting The action came when James F Ailshie of Coeur DAlene Idaho in troduced a resolution to stop the ref erendum on the ground that it was jot within the object purpose of he association and was contrary to the constitution and by laws Introduces Kcsoliitlnn Judge Joseph B David of Chicago moved that the resolution be tabled Gtirncy E Newiin of Los Angeles rose to a point of order declaring the right to take the referendum if ranted by the associations consti tution He was upheld by Henry Up som Sims president and when Ail shie appealed from the presidents decision the members voted to sup port their chairmans ruling Tho convention disapproved the report of its committee on Ameri can citizenship a report which con demned the farm relief bill as a measure that tended to make o congress a national soup kitchen Two Questions Asked The referendum authorized by the executive committee last Janu ary consisted of two questions went to the 30000 members thru the mails They were Do you favor a referendum on the repeal of the eighteenth amend ment Should the American Bar asso ciation go on record as favoring the repeal of the eighteenth amend ment There are separate envelopes for the replies If the first question shows a majority unfavorable to the Turn to 1ngn 2 Cotumn Child Receives Broken Neck When Hit by Auto RYAN Aug 20 Locke 5 received a broken neck today when she was hit by a car driven by Howard Slrunk 30 Phy sicians said the girl could not live Strunlc seeing the child swerved hir car and hit a tree but a wheel passed over her Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Public Utilities again lead rise rail issues firm Curb Firm bond and share crossed 82 Foreign Brazil at new 1030 low Sugar Easy unsettled market foreign selling CHICAGO firmness Liver pool and strong cash situation bullish government weather report to strong Livingston Increases Lead in Texas to Chicago Derby MIAMI Fla Aug 20 Davis of Lansing Mich hopped off for Tampa at p m C S T today on the first leg of the Miami Chicago air derby He was followed in succession by Art ICiilips of LaGrnnge III nt p m and by George Rurrcll also of LaGrange III at p m The flyers expect to spend to night in Jacksonville Gains more Than Hour WACO Tex Aug 20 Livingslon of Aurora 111 picked up more than an hour on his opponent in the two man aerial derby from Brownsville Tex to Chicago in the flight here today from San An tonio Taking off at a m he checked in hire at MO p m W G Moore of Kansas CUy was forced down by a clogged oil line at Austin ant did not arrive until after Inking off ono minute later than Livingston at San An tonio Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Ca Aug of England has been in Scotland half the summer awaiting the ar rival of the D u c h e s s of Yorks new baby T h e Scotch would get a long break like that What has caused all the rumpus is that the Prince of Wales has said that if it was a girl baby that he would marry It just show what inconvenience some men will put themselves to to prevent a woman from being queen The middleweat got rain Even the Lord couldnt stand to wait on the republicans forever Yours WILL ROGERS WITNESS EVENT CSTY Program and 2 Dances Are on Program of Final Night FOREST CITY Aug Citys diamond jubilee celebra ion the greatest community event which has happened in Winnebago county for many years came to a close Wednesday evening with n huge crowd in attendance1 Officers of the celebration stale that during the threeday event more than 40000 persons have wit nessed the program arranged for the celebration In the farewell powwows singed the visiting group of Winneba go Indians at the courthouse last night Dr Colby was given a pipe bag The Indians gave Marshall fIca manager of the celebration a peace pipe and gave his little daughter Hope Ann a beautiful beaded shawl HILVQ Two Dances Other heatlliners on the evenings program were tho Madsen trio of Mason City trained by Mary Louise Smith the M and St L Railway company quartet of Minneapolis Bert Ballard and his Blackbirds anc other special numbers brot the cel ebration to a close in a riot of fun and entertainment The two dances oldtime an modern ran to full capacity unti Into nt night Lniitln CoOpcrntlon Mr Hea stated that the unusua thing of the celebration was the co operation accorded tho manage ment by the huge crowds At no time was there any disturbance Mr Hca stated Ho expressed a desire Tum n Prtffn i Column Lands at Lordsburg Air port Marjorie Doig Second in Derby LORDSEUG N Mcx Aug 20 Jladyri ODonncl of Lon fieach Cal won the sixth lap T the women national air derby to lay by at the Lordsburg airport at M S T he eJanscrl timn from Douglas Ariz va1 minutes 17 seconds Miss Marjorie Uoig of Danbury Conn was second to land a a m Her elapsed Urn from Douglas was 37 minutes 1 Mist Ruth Barron arrive at with an elapsed time o 17 minutes seconds PISTOLS Drive Away in Chevrolet Coach Bearing Kossuth License Tag TJVERNE Aug me diuinsized men robbed the Bank Luverne here at 10 oclock this lorning of about in cash iOOO in Liberty bonds and a large mount of travelers checks When last seen the men were eadcd north They forced the bank mployes into the vault and locked icm in The vault however had n inside combination and the trio themselves The men spoke having a machine gun in their ar Had Stolen Ilatc Miss Consuelo Hanna Art Hof nil Scott Hanna who were in the ank when the two bandits entered ere forced at the point of revolvera j lie facedownward on the floor hile all of the cash in the bank scooped into bags Just as the bandits were leaving fourth member of the bank staff Treadwcll Robertson drove up Ho noticed the men wore driving n green Chevrolet coach with a Kos auth county license 553807 which when check at Algona proved to have been stolen from a Ford car belonging to John Kuapper Buffalo Center llescmblea Olhcr Robberies The circumstances of the case remind officials of a similar bank robbery staged last year at about this time at the Titonka Savings bank This is the third bank robbery in this immediate part of North Iowa within the past year Besides Turn lo IUKO Z Column AJmee Is Just Sick Girl Quotes Los Angeles Paper LOS ANGKLKS Atifif 20 The Examiner today said Almee Scmple McPherson pastor of the gelii3 temple had denied striking icr mother Mrs Minnie Kennedy the latter charged The paper quoted Mrs McPher ion as follows I did not hit mother I wanted o talk to her about some things ihc had been saying and she started o leave the room I asked her to stay and talk to me She threw her self on the floor and screamed and yelled as she had done before Then she went away and severed all con nections with the temple Regarding her physical condition he Examiner quoted Mrs McPhcr son as saying Im just a sick Ill be all right soon IOWA WEATHER Parly iloiuly and somewhat unsettled Wednesday night and Thursday not much rliuugn In temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tucsdjiy 71 Minimum in Xiglit 59 At 8 AM Wednesday fiO ttaiiifnH 02 of an Inch Tuesdays weather was clistin tiuguished in that it had the lowest maximum recorded since Inly 3 Its 71 was JO ipgrees lower than tha of the prevlors day Haiti began fall ing in the eirly morning Wednesday arul by 10 oclock the total in the GlobeGazelles gauge was IS of an inch When the precipitation ceased ai about 1 oclock the total had readied 17 of an inch ;