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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 23, 1930, Mason City, Iowa I A E EDITION f d VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE 8EKV1CJB THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWAN8 NEIGHBOUR MASON CITY 31 usei yl ita it loc Da 1 U1 O Nominee of Texas Dry But Texas Is Not Any Drier Than It Was Before By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 23 CPA the wets can get any comfort out of Dr Jennie Callfas defeat which they are bragging as a dry candi date for the dem ocratic senatorial n o mination in Nebraska then surely the drys have an equal right to congrat ulate themselves they are doing on Sena tor Morris Shep pards renomination in Texas In reality it doea notappear that i Dr Callfas defeat hints at a mite more wet sentiment in Nebraska or ithat Senator Sheppards victory suggests a bit more dryness in Texas than before No sensible persons expected Dr Callfas nomination Not a single soul possessed of the least modicum of political intelli gence had the faintest Senator Sheppard would or could lose UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL OBJECTS TO RATES ilitaryJRevolt Threatens Peru Government FHERN pjjjft STMD VETS T SOUTHERN PART OF COUNTRY IS SEAT OF Army Officers Lead Par of Soldiers Against THERE are spots in the country where even in advance of the November elections the wets have some justification for feeling that they have improved their In New both major party tickets thoroly wet There are other spots where the drys are entitled to claim that they have rather more than held their in reputedly wet Pennsyl Tum to Pose 4 Column 4 NEW NOTE ON Legu a rominent British Jurist Is Speaker Before Bar Association CHICAGO Aug 23 new note on international peace was sounded last night as the American Bar association ended its Chicago convention Addressing the closing banquet at which Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes was the honor guest the Rt Hon Lord Tomlin said there could be no peace that Is not based on justice You are a great nation of great ideals Lord Tomlin said Peace is very near your the mere absence of war but peace in the broadest sense There can be no peace not founded on justice and no justice that is not based on the principles of the laws and the courts Sir John Simon head of the com mittee which recently returned the Simon report on Indian affairs presented to the bar association an Immense silver platter made in the reign of George II as a gift token from the visiting British jurists Two Are Injured in Accident at Nashua NASHUA Aug and Mrs Earl Troutner Nashua farm ers were injured at the point on i highway No 218 four miles north of here last night when the car they were driving and the John car collided Mr Troutner received some severe scalp wounds and Mrs Troutner was believed for a time to have received a fractured skull They were brot to town by a neighbor John Finnwall T IMA Peru Aug 23 ser ious military revolt in southern Peru today threatened the adminis tration of President Augusto B Leguia The garrison at Arequipa third city of the republic was at the helm of the movement Revolting under the leadership of officers the garri son arrested the civil and military chiefs of the department and today was in complete control there The government was said offi cially to be taking appropriate steps There were reports that these involved sending of a fleet to Mol leudo port nearby to Arequipa and In moving aircraft against the city Led By Lieutenant Mollendo which is at the end of the railroad which runs from Lake Titicaca on the Bolivian border thru Arequipa to tho Pacific coast was closed by official order both to national and foreign commercial vessels Arequipa was closed also to commercial airships An official pronouncement by the government Troops forming the Arequipa garrison incited by Lieut Col Sanchez Cerro revolted this morning at about 11 oclock a m Hope for Earjy Order The revolt was based on forged army ordinance saying that the government had decided to dis charge officers and troops and re duce their salaries The rebels arrested the depart ment prefect Federico Fernandeini and the chief of the Arequipa di vision Brigade Gen Leopolodo Arias but there was no bloodshed The rebels took possession of the city The government has taken the necessary steps in the hope of reeslablishing order in Arequipa department STATE TAX LEVY FOR 1930 LOWER Appearance of Cyrus S Eaton Cleveland financier on tho witness stand in tho law suit at Ioungstown growing out of tho proposed merger ot tho Youngstown Sheet and Tulio company and tho Bethle hem Steel corporation attracted a capacity courtroom IDaton shown on the stand here during his testimony repeated the charge that the deal would bo Belling out Ohio Dry Issue in Illinois Now Well Defined McCormick Pledged to Abide by Vote of People SPRINGFIELD 111 Aug 23 UP AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Tli The Joneses ought to get along all right now The neighbors is carryin in gro ceries an the oldest boy is malun enough to buy their own gasoline TO MEET FATE Enters Run Off Primary to Decide Democratic Choice DALLAS Tex Aug 23 The fate of Miriam A Fergusons attempted political comeback was in the balance today as the states former woman governor opposed Ross D Sterling Houston publisher and capitalist for the nomination for governor in the democratic run off primary Sterling chairman of the state i highway commission and Mrs Fer1 guson emerging from a field of 11 candidates in the first primary con cluded a vitriolic campaign last night which aroused the state James E Ferguson ousted gover nor barred from the race by his im peachment conducted his wifes campaign on the promise of two governors for the price of one Notable among his campaign ut terances was the promise that all imprisoned violators of the prohibi tion law would be liberated if Mrs Ferguson won the election He said she would free 2000 convicts Ferguson attacked Sterlings pro posal that the state issue 000000 in highway bonds his edu cation his ability toward labor and wealth Sterling a novice his his attitude reputed in politics countered with an attack of Mrs Fergusons pardon and parole rec ord references to Fergusons im peachment and named honesty in government as the paramount issue In the tossing to and fro of per sonalities Sterling was aided by Gov Dan Bloody who strongly de nounced the Ferguson pardon rec ord and State Senator Clint Small who called Ferguson a three ring circus If all of the useless words spoken were placed end to end they would reach some busy man trying to concentrate Kexvanco Star Cour The prohibition Issue in the Illi nois senatorial campaign was clear ly defined today with Ruth Hanna McCormick the republican nominee pledged to abide by the voters de cision in a referendum and James Hamilton Lewis the democratic candidate standing on an out and out wet platform Mrs McCormick who had always been considered a dry announced at the republican state convention here yesterday that she stands ready to obey the mandate of the voters in the triple referen dum on prohibi tion to be de cided Nov 4 the day as the elec Her speech fol lowed the an nouncement of MRS R H the state G O P MCCORMICK platform contain ing a prohibition plank almost Iden tical with Mrs McCormicks stand The plank which pledged republi can representatives in congress to carry out the will of their districts was considered a compromise be tween the wet and dry factions in the party Follow Lewis Lead The democrats meeting Wednes day followed the lead of their standard bearer former Senator Lewis in favoring repeal of all pro hibition legislation In the first statement she has made on prohibition since announc ing her candidacy for the senate Tarn la Pflsc H Column Dawes on Expedition to Find Cave Man in Spam LONDON Aug 23 G Dawes the American ambassa dor departed today on an archaeo logical expedition to Spain In the Ilio Tinto mines in Andalusia he hopes to find evidence that neolithic man lived under some sort of gov ernment or concentrated author ity He will be a member of the American School of Prehistoric re search party headed by George Grant Mac Curdy the eminent ar cheologist I Mills Figure Is One Half Mill Less Than 1929 Tax MOINES Aug 23 state tax levy for 1930 was se today by the board of assessmen and review at 11 mills a reductio of onehalf mill from the 1929 fig ure Ten mills on each dollar of tax able vaulation will be assessed fo general state purposes with anothe mill for the retirement and paymen of interest on the soldiers bonu bonds The activities of the state boar of assessment and review in uncov ering property which had escape taxation were credited with the re duction in the levy for general pui poses The figure was set after conference between the board an the state executive council Ordinarily there is no change in the state millage levy during th even numbered years when rea estate valuations are not material changed The listing of additiona moneys and credits by the boar have permitted a reduction in th amount needed to pay the bonu bond obligations The board believes its work als has made possible the reduction o local taxes on tangible property o the avoidance of increasing loca levies This has been brot about b listing property not previously taxed it was explained The reduction of onehalf noil in the state assesment the board an nounccd represents a shifting o about 5500000 a year to sources which it said have not been meeting their share of the tax obligatior either to the state or municipali ties Iowa real estate is valued for as sessment purposes at 53211000000 according to Dr J w Reynolds of the assessment board Louis H Cook chairman and J W Foster are the other members Personal property and livestock received a valuation of with rail roads at 530500000 and utilities at 546000000 More than in moneys and credits were listed compared to last year Woman Sues Emmetsburg After Fall on Icy Walk EMMETSBURG Aug W C Richardson has just filed suit thru her attorneys Kelly and Kelly asking damages from the city of Emmetsburg in the amount of 52 000 due to falling on an icy side walk near her home last winter She says that the overflow water Crom the city standpipe covered the walks and pavement and turned to ice She charges negligence on the part of tho city in operating the standpfpe The case will be tried in the September term of court Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Cal Aug the poor Duchess of Yorks baby arrived Nothing but a girl I tell you there is an awful lot ex pected of you when you marry royalty That will be a terrible blow to the Prince of Wales for he has been having such a good time Well if he is really in the mar ket for a wife right here where we are at Reno are 2000 of em getting ready to meet all comers If they cant get a royal male heir over there any bther way we will loan em Lindys baby Then my old friend Henry Mencken is getting married so we will be all set here Yours WILL Isjoelutcd 1rcs ItiMn Juclgo Edward S Matthias of tho Ohio supremo conrt 11 the new commander of tho United Spanish War Veterans Ho suc ceeds Gov Fred Greene of Michigan First prash of Chicago Air Races Occurs Before Event Officially Opens 10th Annual of Derbies Near Are Greeted by Clear Skies CURTIS SREYNOLDS PORT CHICAGO Aug 23 AIR MELLON ADMITS TAX CUT MAY BE CONTINUEDYEAR Hoover Says Prediction of Treasury Deficit Unwarranted TITASHINGTON Aug 23 Jt W Clouds on the financial sky ifted today with word from the white house and the treasury that jrospects were good for continuing he present 1 per cent reduction in ncome taxes No promise Was made but President Hoover prediction of a de1 icit that would prevent ontinuing the reduction was unwarranted and Secretary Mellon added here was a probabil ty the lower schedules vould be continued As he reduction authorized y congress for this year vas not made contlnMELLON ing new legislation will have to be massed or the previous higher rates vil return Reductions Mount Higher The two statements late yester ay followed earlier pessimistic The first accident of the tenth an nual air races occurred 10 minutes before the races were officially opened when the junkers ship flown 3y Fritz Lohse of Germany stalled n landing and crashed its right wing Lohse was not seriously in iured Clear skies bright sun and stiff ireeze from the northeast greeted he opening of the air races today CurtisReynolds airport more Lhan a mile square was lined with airplanes of every description ready to take part in the hundreds of race events and exhibitions scheduled for tho ten day meeting Pilots Fill Air Ambitious pilots filled the air in practice flight Mechanics carpen ters race officials oil supply men and roustabouts scurried to put the finishing touches on preparations Over the more than a mile of grandstands and bleachers erected for the occasion fluttered red white and blue bunting and the flags of ceremony was End of Trip to Chicago CHICAGO Aug 23 of the half dozen air derbies converg ing upon Chicago and the national air races from the far corners of the land were to end today The southern mens derby Brownsville Tex to Chicago made the last overnight stop at East St Louis 111 last night and took off at a m C S T today for Aurora 111 and Chicago An Aurora pilot Jack Livingston held an unofficial lead of one hour and 12 minutes over the only other con testant W G Moore of Kansas The mens Atlantic Class A all nations The inaugural STATE COUNSEL WILL TO RECONSIDER Action of Henderson to Follow Traffic League Resolution MOINES Aug 23 H Henderson state commerce counsel will file a petition with the interstate commerce commission asking reconsideration and modifi cation of the new rate schedule for zone 1 of which Iowa is a part He said today he will take up the action following receipts of a reso lution from the Iowa Traffic league which met yesterday at the state PflTlifrtT capitol The resolution declared that the e commission has obviously and ad mittedly prescribed rates for ap plication in zone one which are higher per se than transportation mens Atlantic Class A lellel se man transj derby Miami Fla to Chicago had thereili justify a much lonppr flitrVif nKnH The document said the e a much longer flight ahead to reach Chicago by night fall Delayed at Augusta Theh three pilots were delayed a The document said the group did not admit that rates in zone two or three are either too high or too low but asked a protection against Theh three pilots were delayed a w uul UMlte against day at Augusta Ga by unfavorable and a plea for modifying the rela weather and when they took off tionship of lower classes from there today they planned tol Leo B of Burlington in omit the scheduled overnight stop the resolution which waa omit the scheduled overnight stop at Cincinnati so as to arrive in time by P R Wigton of Sioux City Traffic men from all parts of scheduled for 1 oclock when Unitec States Senator Hiram Bingham of Connecticut was to make the flag raising speech I Two womens derbies one from Early arrivals In addition to the east one from the wVst were pilots were sandwich boys and pop progressingleisurely Mrs Phoebe corn soldiers of anI Omlie of New York and Memphis tiaircraft units who will demonI was the leader of the Dixie derby strate night offenses against plane I ists who took off this morningfrom attacks Raleigh N Car to Columbia S A squad of army pursuit planes I Car on the days lap of their which were scheduled to take in the Washington to Chicago journey tactical maneuvers Immediately fol1 five other women are in the race lowing the inaugural ceremonies Maintains Her Lead warmed up early In the womens race from Long Only Raco Scheduled Beach to Chicago Mrs Gladys The only racing contest of the ODonnell Long Beach maintained first of 1000 cubic inch a Iead forlanding for the first day of the I City Traffic men from all parts of air races The leader was Art Iowaattended the session which Killips of La Grange 111 but his wa3 called by the Iowa Traffic margin over the other two league and Judge Henderson to de Art Davis of Lansing Mich and terralne what action the state George Durrell La Grange was less should take on the new rates which than seven minutes are to go into effect Nov 1 CROWDS mm BEDS EXECUTED Chinese Communists Said fo Brand Converts on Chests j UL iuuu 1UU1U civilian open planes was tox follow planes orccasts by treasury experts Pub cation of these gloomy reports brot round of conferences and the opti listic announcements followed President Hoover said several terns not taken into account in cal ulating a deficit could be counted pan to swell treasury receipts Partial reports on the drive for ew economies in government de artments the president said indi atcd a reduction of about 00 Several departments have yet o turn in estimates All Arc Benefited A very real hope of continuing e tax reduction was voiced by Mr tellon who pointed out also that he last fiscal year ended with a 186000000 surplus The 1 per cent cut reduced in ome taxes by about 5180000000 in amounts ranging from on 51000 incomes nearly on larger personal earnings Corpora tions benefited proportionately Second Wife Blames Peggy Hopkins Joyce for Her Unhappiness SAN FRANCISCO Aug 23 The memory of Peggy Hopkins Joyce was blamed for the marital unhappiness of her successor as the wife of Everett Allen Archibald in a divorce petition filed yesterday Archibald the petition com plained could never forget he was the actress first husband and was fond of saying Peggy was a better wife than you ever could be It has been said that people do nnt want the naked truth Just the same you dont see mnny turning their heads away when it goes Toledo Blade Tnm o Faitn Oilumn CONTESTS DIES IN CRASH Miss Des Moines of 1927 Is Killed and Two Others Injured NEWTON Aug 23 Finn 21 winner of the title of Miss Des Moines in a personality contest in 1927 was killed and her HANKOW Aug 23 T Anti deefnse forces today exe two companions were injured when a machine in which they were rid ing plunged into a ditch near here late yesterday The injured were Miss Finns sister Mary and Maurice J Wil kinson both of Des Moines They were removed to a Newton hospital Both received severe bruises but It was not believed today that their injuries were serious A broken steering wheel was be lieved to have caused the accident which occurred 11 miles north on primary road 14 The trio was re turning from a visit to Gilmore City Miss Finn has been appearing as a toe dancer In stage productions for the past three years and re cently completed a tour on a vaude ville circuit She Is survived by her mother five sisters and two broL five other flyers as the moved northward from Wichita Kans The six will pause In I communist deefnse forces today exe Des Moines at noon tomorrow when cuted 18 convicted Reds They were a celebration is planned for them slot down as a huge crowd watched Five SeattleChicago flyers had tho gruesome spectacle Chinese communists were report ed branding deep on the chests of their converts in Hunan province the sickle emblem of communism to assure loyalty to the red flag The story ot tnls practice waa brot today by numerous refugees who escaped the clutches of com munists and reached Shanghai after they themselves were branded The use of the red hot iron was ordered by red leaders tho reports Markets at a Glance Aug 23 NEW YORK pllvotal scares in demand Atchlson General at new high utilities firm Foreign Span ish peseta firm large feeding de mand and firmness northwest bullish Iowa reports and unfavorable weather forecast j 1 Li JIJCl IlCtU a tail wind to push them along as they took the afr from Billings Tnm to rase fl Column Schneider Hopes to Reach New York on His Record Attempt WICHITA Kans Aug 23 Eddie Schneider 18 year old Jersey City youth seeking a junior west to cast transcontinental record left here at a m C S T this morning He hopes to reach New York today and set a new mark The young flyer planned to reach New York without stopping enroute if possible Schneider left Los Angeles Thurs day and stopped overnight at Al buquerque N M His total elapsed time to Wichita was 13 hours and 40 minutes well under the time of the late Frank Goldsborough whose junior westeast record of 28 hours and 55 minutes Schneider hopes to eclipse Schneider captured the eastwest cross country record for junior flyers last week said to mark permanently converts thereby making It easy to recognize them If they deserted Entire armies suspected of dis loyalty were branded the refugees said in the area terrorized thru killing burning and looting TELLS STORY OF BEING DRUGGED Sioux City Man Says He Was Robbed of in New York SIOUX CITY Aug 23 story of how he was given knock out drops in a New York speak easy and robbed of some he had taken from postal deposits was told yesterday by Harry M Holt former postoffice cashier now awaiting trial on embezzlement charges Hoit said that he waa drinking with a young woman when ho be came unconscious When he revived he said the money he had taken was gone It was then that he de cided to surrender to authorities Officers allege that Holt took ap proximately over a period of years He la now under aond IOWA WEATHER Continued fair Saturday night and Sunday Ilttlo change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 8S Minimum In Night 40 At 8 A M Saturday 53 Fridays temperature was the warmest recorded since the after noon of Aug 16 Saturday morning the wind was out of tho south and an ascent of the mercury to even greater heights appeared likely WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the period Aug 25 lo Aug 30 For the Upper Mississippi and Lower Missouri Valleys Mostly fair beginning of week followed by somewhat unsettled weather with a possibility of showers over north sections by middle of week tem perature mostly moderate ;