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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HOME MARLON E R HIS MEM ART DEPT OF IOWA 1 S MDIMES IA THE NEWSPAPER THVf aiAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 22 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SEKVKJE NO 272 Heflin Loses Party Favor Senator Is Disowned After 37 Years in Politics By CHARLES P STEWAIIT ASHINGTO N Aug 22 CPA e n a t o r J Thomas Heflin of Alabama bet ter known as plain occasionally re ferred to as Cot ton Tom ob viously on ac count of his home states most im portant agricul tural and by some nicknamed Tomtom from a fancied re semblance of his oratory to the sound of the primitive musical in strument so called Well anyway Marse Tom now in his sixtysecond year has held elec tive office of one sort or another almost uninterruptedly since he was not quite 24 It is true enough that it is no trick for a democrat once nomi nated to win in Alabama but it is Just as hard to be nominated there as it is to be elected in other parts of the country where they have in terparty fights HPOMTOM appears never to have A slipped up on a nomination he wanted until this year Beginning as mayor of his home town of Lafayette his political suc cesses accumulated so fast that fre quently his jobs overlapped and he had to resign in the midst of a term In order to avail himself of higher honors which had ripened for him even sooner than he himself had ex pected Appointed posts which a man sometimes is boosted into never Turn to Poco 4 Column 1 YSJERYOTSS YEARS SfiLVED Jody of Swedish Balloonist Found by Norwegian Scientists OSLO Norway Aug 22 S3 year mystery of the Arctic has been solved by the finding on White Island Fridtjof Nansen land of the body of the ex plorer August Andree by a Nor wegian scientific expedition Andree tok off in a balloon from Danes Island Spitsbergen in July 1897 intending to fly to the North Pole He and his two companions never had been seen or heard of again The expedition which found An dree3 body reported also the find ing of the body of one of his com panions Both were fully dressed and well preserved Salomon August Andree a Swed ish engineer in 1835 elaborated a plan for crossing the north Polar regions with a balloon which was In some degree a dirigible equipped with sails and trailing ropes After an unsuccessful effort in 189S when lie was driven back by contrary winds Andree and his two compan ions took off from Danes Island Spitzbergen July 11 1897 and were swallowed up in the north country Several expeditions were sent in search of them The first started in November 1897 when a report was received of cries of distress heard by shipwrecked sailors at Spitzber gen In 1898 and 1899 parties searched the North Asiatic coast and the New Siberia Island and in May 1899 Dr Nathorst headed an expedition to eastern Greenland None of these was successful HET By Robert Quillen I dont like to say things that sound common but somehow the word prespire dont seem adequate when Im talking about kitchen work Livingston Leads Moore in Texas to Chicago Derby CHICAGO Aug 22 fast planes entered in six air derbies joined heavier than air craft of all descriptions today in a gen eral convergence on Chicago As army and navy squadrons and dozens of civilian flyers began ar riving for the national air races five derbies from scattered parts of the country took up flight where they left off last night and another was started The last of the cross country races with the exception of the non stop Los AngelesChicago flight was the womens class B Dixie derby to start from Washington today From Tulsa Okla Jack Living ston Aurora 111 and W G Moore Kansas City take off today for St Louis on the next leg of their two men Brownsville Texas to Chi cago derby Livingston had a lead of an hour and 12 minutes over his rival Continue on Route While the five flyers who zoomed away from Hartford Conn yester day continued on their 1170 mile route thru New York Pennsylvania Ohio and Indiana another five which began a 2130 mile hop from Seattle Wash will be winging over Washington Idaho Montana North and South Dakota Minnesota and Wisconsin The progress today of the sev eral air derbies converging upon Chicago for the national air races which start their 10 day program tomorrow follows Eastern Women Begin WASHINGTON D womens derby begins with six pilots seeking prize money This is the sixth of the seven der bies to start the seventh being the Los AngelesChicago nonstop next rn THRO 4 Cotmnn J ft Sad Poem of Goil Whom Fate Did Foil Moral of Tale Says Lassy With Wail Look First CHICAGO Aug 22 Rosalie May from down Dixie way came north with a view to a mar riage but she cried and cried of the man who had lied then she started back home in a carriage Railroad I came here to wed Miss Rosa lie said a man who had mailed me his photo John Smith was the name and hes not to blame iC his face failed to equal the photo Unable to find good rhyme for I expected to find the handsom est kind of a fellow to whom I might marry But now that weve met I think I will get on a train right back home and not tarry He wrote odes of love like a dove from above He took me I guess for a zany I thot him my hero but hes just a sort of a kind of Lon Chaney I left my dear mammy in Phil Campbell Alabamy and got into town yesterday I was met its no myth by Mr John Smith so thats why Im leaving today1 She was low in finances which hampered her chances of getting back home right away But that was arranged farewells were ex changed nnd twas goodbye Miss Rosalie May The moral if any to this is that many times girls like Miss Rosalie May make love by letter They ought to know better then regret it the rest of their day War Vet 87 Flies BOULDER Colo Aug 22 UP Thomson 87 lew home to Wichita Kans in an airplane after visiting his son Donald An derson here Thomson is a Civil war veteran and believes flying safe PILOTS IN WOMENS NATIONAL AIR DERBY Aisnrintcii Ihnto Here are the women pilots in thd air derby from Long Beach to Chicajro Lett to richtMarjorta Doig Dnnbury Conn Jean La Rene Chicago Ruth Stewart St Louis Ruth Barron Hollywood Gladys ODonnell Long Beach mother three children who lead the race and Mildred Morgan Beverly Hills Father of Mrs Woodruff Is Injured in Accident Near Hubbard W B Means 84 years of age Boone father of Mrs G M Wood ruff is confined to Mercy hospital or treatment of injuries received Thursday morning when the car in which he was riding turned over near HubbarJ His condition is not considered serious Mr Means who was postmaster for 12 years at Boone and was for mer publisher of the Boone Repub ican was op his way to Mason ity to visit Postmaster nnd Mrs Woodruff He was riding with Brad ford Means and Miss Helen Han num nephew and niece of Mrs Woodruff A blow out of one of the tires caused the car to swerve on the gravel road and go into a ditch It turned upside down Mr Means received a slight gash on his head He also suf fered from the shock the acci dent He vas given treatment and then brot to Mercy hospital Bradford Means who has heen appointed to the West Point academy and Miss Hannum visited Friday at the Woodruff home and then returned to Boone Mr Means was improved Friday and physicians expected he would be able to leave the hospital Friday Father Leaves Family of Six Wife Finds Hus band Dead DECORAH Aug Lo sen 40 was killed and his 9yearold son Pierce received a broken leg when the car in which they were riding tipped over at the edge ot Mabel yesterday evening Mr Losen and his son were re turning from Dccorah and were only a few rods from their home when the accident happened Mrs Losen heard the screams of her son and ran clown the road to find her husband dead with a broken neck Funeral services for Mr Losen will be held tomorrow in the Mabel Lutheran church He is survived by his wife and six children the young est of which is about three weeks old Americanisn Working like f to get rich so you can sit on the porch at a swell sanatorium am watch the happy poor saunter Gazette CLIFF EDWARDS SAYS HE WILL PLAY WIFE TUNE ON OLD UKE LOS ANGELES Aug 22 iff Edwards known on the screen and stage as Ukulele Ike was in court today to show cause why he should not pay his estranged wife Irene Edwards weekly ali mony pending trial of her divorce lit Edwards resisted payment he said on the ground lie had given lis wife more than in a property settlement a year ago I havent a thing left in the world but my old uke Edwards old the judge Ill play her a tune on that you want me to Schneider Starts His Second La pof Flight for Westast Record ALBQUERQUF N Mcx Aug 22 Schneider IS year old pilot leU at a m C S T today for Wichita Kans on the second lap of his attempt to lower he junior westeast flight record of 28 hours and fia minutes established by the late Frank Goldshorougb Schneider will stop at Wichita to night nnd expects to reach New York tomorrow His elapsed time from Los Angeles to Albuquerque was seven hours 28 minutes He lost half an hour in circling to get over the San Bernardino mountains because of his heavy load of gaso line His magnetic compass also failed him and he was forced to fly by dead reckoning No wonder the Germans lead Americans in research They inves tigate chemicals of one Kewiinon StarCourier Condemned Slayers Saw Way to Freedom From Jail at Atlanta ATLANTA Aug 22 Fair condemned slayer of a police man and Sam Aiken under sen tence of death for the killing of his wife and her alleged lover sawed their way to freedom last night from a tower cell in which they had spent recent months together read ing aloud and discussing the Bible Officers said the pair sawed out two cell bars slipped clown a 15 foot rope made of blankets crossed a courtyard and climbed a 25 foot outer wall with a ladder Nine hacksaw blades were found in the cell Nearby prisoners professed to have no knowledge of the escape TransAtlantic Flyer to Marry in France PARIS Aug 22 his two companions in his transAtlan tic flight as witnesses Armand Lotti next Tuesday will marry Si monc Sarrndc daughter of E Sar rade of Paris a contractor and former French international rugby player Lotti flew from Old Orchard Maine to Spain with Jean Assolant and Rene Le Fcvrc Jttle Princess Is Fourth Grandchild of King George Scotland Aug 22 A new heir presumptive to the British throne rested in her cradle oday at Glamis castle oblivious to he commotion her birth caused hru the length and breadth of the mpire Both child and mother the Duch ess of York wife of the second son f King George Were said by Dr Davis Miles and Sir Henry Simson oyal physicians to be doing nicely Hoped for Boy The little princess is the fourth grandchild of King George her own sister Princess Elizabeth and Prin cess Marys two sons having pre ceded her into the world She is rouvth in succession to the throne lier uncle the Prince oE Wales her father and Princess Elizabeth al arc in precedence British dynasts had hoped the child who nad been expected fo days would be a boy thus insuring a male succession to the throne Attests to Birth The birth was at oclock p rr during a storm which beat about th old castle in a way remindful of th tempest of Shakespeares MacBetl the plot of which was laid in th castle Directly after birth of the child i was taken by Nurse Beevors t John R dynes British home secre tary who has been here for Severn days in order to attest birth of a royal heir as required by custom King Queen Notified Mr Clynes took the royal child in his arms nnd directly wired to the Lord Mayor of London the home offjce at London and the war office whose duty it is to arrange firing of nn artillery salvo in a first salute to the babe The first to be notified were King George and Queen Mary in the sum mer palace at Sandringham Both returned their congratulations and will leave Sandringham today for amis They will arrive here Satur day to see their new grandchild Hurls Bath Salts NEWRY Ireland Aug 22 UP Fellows said to he from Lafayette Indiana was fined lOi pounds 5500 for throwing a can of bath salts nt a customs officer after he had examined her luggage Has Fed All But Two of Presidents Since Grant WASHINGTON Aug 2J Edward S Faag who says he fed every president since Grant with the exception of Wilson and Hard ing today added to his treasury of memories a sympathetic nod of rec ognition from President TJooar The white haired hotel steward called at the white house yesterday and won a broad smile from the chief executive by recalling the presidents concern over food for Herbert Jr one day about 20 years njo in San Jose Cali Leaving the executive mansion Faag commented on the famous men he had server McKinlcy was the easiest to please the most delicate about his eating Roosevelt was the hardest to feed Coolidgc minced Faag said addinq light eater a very light eater Coming from Virginia to pay his respects to President Hoover the1 old steward donned his badges of confederate service for the occa sion The president noticed them but could not place his caller Faags face fell Dont you remember that day in San Jose when you came out t ask me about the little fellows rood the steward asked the presi dent President Hoover did He and Mrs Hoover had stopped en route to Palo Alto Mr Hoover hat gone into the dining room to satisfy him self that his sons food was health ful The steward had reassured him So Faag left the executive ofCice beaming wilh satisfaction Chevrolet Coach Discovered in Field at Hanna LUVERNE Aug Chev rolet coach driven by the Luverne bank bandits was found hidden in the curve of a new strawpilc on the John Ruger farm five and onehal miles northeast of here near the small town of Hanna yesterday I las been identified as belonging te F B Spanglcr Janesville Minn A son of Mr Ruger discovered th car when he went to the field whic liad not been visited by members o the family since threshing time t start fall plowing The field is located far out of th way of traffic and probably woui not have been found for sometime officers state L A Hovey Kossut county sheriff was informed an he has token possession of theauto mobile Mr Hovey is being assiste in the search for the bandits b Ray Scott state agent It was believed yesterday that clew had been found when a ma in Boone reported seeing two me answering the description of th bandits changing a tier near th Boone city limits Local persons believe that th men probably boarded an M and S L train near Hanna and In thi way left the country Blue Earth Schools to Be Opened on Sept 2 BLUE EARTH Minn Aug The city school will open Tuesday Sept 2 at 0 oclock The staff o teachers now numbers 3r inrlu ing the superintendent nnd offic secretary There are nine new mem bora who taue the places of thos who have taken other positions ers TAHOE TAVERN Gal Aug are up here at this beautiful lake near Reno Nov working on a picture and Thursday a fel low come up and wanted me to help him in to some soft job in the mov iea I asked him what he was doing and he said he was house detective in the big hotel in Reno where all the divorcees live I said brother you must he hard to please John Barry more is not doing as well as you Why you got a better job than Coolkige writing a gag a day I told him to go back to work and dont even envy Hoover but iC you are going to give the job up consult me Ill change with you Yours WILL ROGERS Mrs McCormick She Will Follow De cision of People OPRINGFIELD II 22 JPi Hanna McCormick re niblican candidate for Unitei States senator from Illinois told the convention of republicans to lay that if the voters next Novem ber favor repeal of the eighteenth amendment she stands ready to ibey their mandate As a candidate for the republi nomination for senator last pring I publicly declared my posi ion as a dry Mrs McCormick aid That is still my personal con viction I held that there was no illernative to honest enforcement ind obedience of any or all laws xccpt that of repeal or amendment 3f those laws However I wholeheartedly con ur with my partys expressed acl icrence to the principle of major ty rule Therefore I heartily ap rove my partys declaration that t will be responsible to the expres sion on referendum questions I shall as senator accept such a ma ority expression as a mandate from the people whom I shall represent Koiuly to Obey If a majority in Illinois are re corded as favorable to the repeal of the eighteenth amendment at the referendum next November I shall aland ready when elected senator to obey their mandate and I shall vote o submit the question of repeal to the several states If the expressed will of the peo ples for modification of the Vol stead act my course as a member oC the senate would be in sympathy with the principles so approved but the definte course to be pursued would be dependent of course upon the nature of the modification de manded It is impossible for any candi date honestly to agree in advance Turn to THRO 4 Column 1 Hughes Cites Need for Imroving Justice Methods pHICAGO Aug 22 V Marvel of Wilmington Del today was unanimously elected president of the American Bar asso ciation He succeeds Henry Upsom Sims of Birmingham Ala Other officers named are John H Voorhecs of Sioux Falls S Dak treasurer and William P Mac Cracken Jr of New York City secretary They will serve one year terms New members elected to the ex cutive committee of the association re Jefferson P Chandler of Los ngeles J R Keaton of Oklahoma ity Okla and Scott W Loftin of acksonville Fla Convention Adjourns Following the election the con entton adjourned sine die and the only other activities remaining on he program other than entertain nent were a meeting oE the new executive committee and the annual janquet tonight The new president is democratic national committeeman from Dela ware and ia a candidate for tne democratic nomination to the sen ate The nations greatest need In the opinion of its chief justice is Im provement in the administration of Of the criminal law Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes addressing the fiftythird annual meeting1 of the associatfon last night warned the countrys lawyers that they could not escape special responsibility in bringing about this improvement Greets Foreign Visitors A quickened bar alert to its power and responsibility can pro cure honest ableand fearless prose cuting officers magistrates and udges he said Our government s one of laws thru men and most of our problems in the administra tion of the criminal could be solved by the selection of competent Turn Inco I Column 2 Blue Earth Boy Is Still Refusing to Tell Liquor Source BLUE EARTH Minn Aug Elmer Allis 1G year old selfcon fessed murderer his father a week ago today at the farm home near Minnesota Lake refuses to tell authorities the name of the boot legger who sold them liquor which the boys mother blamed for the shooting I got it from a friend is all he will say Young Allis will get his hearing next Monday He does not want an attorney He is charged with first degree murder and faces a life sen tence His being a minor and not rep resented by nn attorney is the rea son his hearingwas deferred until Aug 25 Markets at a Glance AUG 22 NEW VOJJK Stock industrials higher railroads lower several utili ties al new highs rm M e a dJ o h n s o n reaches new high Foreign Spanish peseta rises 12 points poor spot demand CHICAGO steady bearish crop reports rains needed Iowa and small country offerings IOWA WEATHER Mostly fiir Friday ritRlit nnl Saturday little change in tem perature l LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 3 oclock Friday morning Maxinuiru ThurKilsiy 81 Minimum In Niijlit 48 At 8 A M Friday Altho the mercury Thursday swung D degrees higher than on the previous day the nights mini mum was exactly the snmc The weather man Friuay however was talking in terms of higher tempera tures and he probably had in mind nights ns well as days ;