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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL LXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 29 1930 UNITED PRESS AND NEW HOME EDITION NO 278 fSc Both Parties Are Divided Progressives Not to Be Counted With Stand Pats By CHARLES P STEWART BASHINGTON Aug 28 CPA people have the idea that a progres sive republican really is a demo just as bad or depending on the politics of the in dividual harbor ing the idea It would clar ify matters if this mistake were corrected There a re standpat and 2 progressive re publicans and standpat and progressive demo crats A standpat republican may consider the standpat democratic crowd safer folk to associate with than his progressive fellow republi cans A progressive democrat may like his progressive republican ac quaintances views better than his affiliated standpat democrats Nevertheless a line of cleavage runs all the way thru between the two parties T TNDOUBTEDLY great numbers of Americans cast votes and even hold high offices as republi cans or democrats without any act ual thot of this cleavage but Turn to Pose 5 Cnlnmn 1 FLYERS DO BEST FOB LINDBERGH Crowds Gather Early to Get Glimpse of Famous Pilot I CURTISS REYNOLDS A I R ICAGO Aug 2 entered the national air f YJRT CHICAGO Aug 29 today Speedsters pushed throttles forward for all they do Stuntsters called forth every ounce of their skill Big trans port planes getting their first chance of the meet appeared espe cially groomed and even the ushers and field mechanics put snap in their labors the expert eyes of Col Charles A Lindbergh were upon them Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh ar rived by auto shortly before noon carefully inspected their plane and went again to the chief judging booth high above the grandstands to watch the events The stands were filled unusually early with persons who hurried to be sure of a glimpse of the famous flyer HawUs Out Early Capt Frank Hawks holder of the crosscontinent speed records In the United was out early to re hearse around the pylons with his Travelair mystery ship for the com ing Thompson trophy clas sic Other pilots expected to enter the race are B O Howard Jimmy Haiz llp Danny Matty Laird and CapL Arthur Page Jimmy Doolittle who has been on the program daily for stunts in his low winged mystery plane was missing for the first time today His ship was being groomed for Haizlip to fly in the Thompson race J K OMeara Akron Ohio captured the first two glider events of the day staying in the air two minutes 24 35 seconds to win the secondary duration contest and gliding to within 21 feet inches of the goal for first place in the spot landing contest W B Brunk Tum o Fnjfo 5 Column 4 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I tried pajamas once but a woman o my age an lines feels more respectable in somethin shaped mqre like a tent M C TRUCK KILLS FARMER Travelers Checks Stolen at Luverne Recovered AUTO TRANSFER 11 WOMEN AND MEN HELD FOR BANK ROBBERY Police Await Arrival of Officer From Iowa at Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS Aug 29 checks stolen from a bank at Luverne Iowa Aug 20 when bandits obtained more than in loot were in the possession of police here today Only a few of the checks had been recovered from the 11 men and women in cus tody however while worth were stolen from the bank Because the 11 were held police jaid a projected robbery today of he Richfield National bank here ailed to materialize when compan ions of those held abandoned their plot and a police ambush in the bank was withdrawn Police awaited arrival of an Iowa officer in attempting to connect those held with the Iowa robbery while continuing a hunt for a man known as Blackie suspected of being the leader of a gang and also of the Luverne band and another man known as the Indian The travelers checks were found to be part of the Luverne loot by tracing the paper to that Institution from the Chicago office of the American Railway Express com pany Two of those held were picked up today The others were taken into custody in a raid on a room in a downtown hotel yesterday Two Officers Are Slain in Oregon Fight Alleged Moonshiner is Still Defiant After Battle EUGENE Ore Aug 29 armed posse today invaded dense woods near Marcola in pursuit of Ray Sutherland 67 year od alleged moonshiner who shot four officers from ambush killing two as they attempted to arrest him and his ion The battle started last night when Joe Saunders deputy game warden and Oscar Duley Eugene policeman went hunting for a still in the woods near Marcola and sought to arrest Sutherlands son Baude 20 The elder Sutherland fired on the officers from ambush killing Saun ders in his tracks mortally wound ing Duley and fleeing to their cabin in which they barricaded them selves John Carlyle another deputy heard tha firing and ran to the scene to find Duley barely con scious Duley was taken to a hos pital and Carlyle summoned officers who surrounded the cabin In the ensuing battle two other deputy sheriffs Lee Bown son of Sheriff Harro Bown and Rodney Roach1 were wounded Bown was shot thru both legs and Roach was struck in both arms and one foot Both were in serious condition Woman Kills Two Men to Stop Bootlegging PORT ORCHARD Wash Aug 29 double slaying attri buted to a rum feud was explained Deputy Sheriff A D Corliss an nounced today by a wifes confes sion that she killed her husband and his hired man to put an end to their manufacture of liquor Extensive New Find of Fine Diamonds Is Reported in Africa CAPETOWN Union of South Africa Aug 20 extensive new find of diamonds has been re ported at Komaggas a native re serve in Namaqualand where large quantities of fine stones are said to havo been discovered LOVE AND TEARS FOR THE BLUE tears inl lovo for the uray is this remnant of Ihe iriind Army of the IlcpnUUc parades at its Cincinnati encampment Fifteen hundred marched 700 ufoot Behind the girls carrying the flag is Ore gons Innn veteran on foot Senatory Sfeck Urged id Run on Repeal Platform Neither Side to Talk Publicly on Subject By RADFORD E MOBLES Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON Aug est in the forthcoming Iowa elec tions already whetted by the re sult of tho bitter Republican pri mary and the adoption by tho dem ocrats of a decidedly moist plank has heightened this week when it was learned friends of Senator Daniel F Stock are urging him to run on a straight repeal platform Tho prospect that n cleancut wetdry fight in supposedly arid Iowa will be staged has already pointed to that state ag a storm center Altho neither AntiSaloon league headquarters nor Associa tion Against the Prohibition amendment chiefs are willing to talk publicly about the matter It Is known they are keeping in very close touch with developments in the state Tho extent to which either the wet or dry groups will go iuto in dividual congressional districts this fall depends to a great extent on developments Each is in possession of frequent reports on the entire situation however Information Startling The Information that Senator Steck Is seriously considering an advocacy of repeal similar to that by Dwight Morrow when the latter announced hif New Jersey cam paign was of a startling nature Those who are urging such a step upon Steck point out that ho ban little to lose in view of the normal republican majority and that some such step might attract sufficient voters to put him over Added to this is the knowledge that Steck was in part responsible for adoption by the democratic con vention of the referendum plank which attracted national attention The fact the republicans committed themselves to the observance and vigorous enforcement of all laws of our state and nation draws a cleancut difference All But Two Wet Information reaching here tends to confirm these observations Democratic candidates in every district arc standing on the state Ttim tn Pnce ff Column 6 Killed on Horseback LITTLE ROCK Ark Aug 29 Peeler SO was killed near here when an automobile struck his horse knocking the ani mal from under him The horse also was killed CHANEYCAREER ENDS IN DRAMA Wife Faints Musicians Weep at Strains of Laugh Clown Laugh LOS ANGELES Aug 29 Rites as dramatic perhaps as any of his films marked the funeral of Lon Chaney yesterday laid to rest after a public display of devotion and admiration seldom seen here The showmans wishes carried out at the funeral provided a touch that carried the memories of his friends back to his weird portrayals As he died last Tuesday the man of a thousand faces had asked his set music be played at his funeral music used to inspire and aid him to carry on while the camera registered his often painful poses As LieutCol H S Dyar United State marine corps chaplain com pleted his simple euiogy and stepped back from the silver flowerbanked casket the strains of Laugh Clown Laugh theme song of one of Chaneys most successful pic tures sounded thru the chapel of the Guardian Angel Mrs Chaney fainted The mu sicians Sam and Jack Feinberg playing violin and portable organ played with tears streaming down their faces Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Cal Aug Jimmy Gerard said that 57 men run this country everybody thot it was an ad for Heinz pickles so he had to add Bishop Cannon and Al Cap one Poor Jimmy Everybody jumped on his selection E v erybody that wasnt men tioned The senate was broken hearted In fact the funny part about the whole thing is the ones that are running it dont want their names mentioned not this year anyway They are liable to sue Gerard for slander Yours WILL ROGERS FOUR AMERICAN REPUBLICS ARE FACING UNREST Cuba Ready to Proclaim Martial Law in Matanzas VlfASHINGTON Aug 20 Military and political unrest showed its effects today in four American republics Brazil Argen tina Cuba and Peru Advices to the Associated Press from Montevideo said the Brazilian state of Rio Grande Do Sul had been disturbed by a revolutionary movement headed by Juan Francis co De Sauza Havana reported the government in readiness to proclaim martial law in Maxim Gomez Mantanzas where rioting over political issues had not yet been quelled The same dispatch said a score of politicians tiad been arrested at Cruces Santa Clara in a plot against the govern ment Arrival of three destroyers at Buenos Aires today strengthened hand of the government of Argen tina threatened by insurgents President Hipolito Yrlgoyen did not emerge from the heavy guard of troops yesterday thrown about the government house and his residence Buenos Aires still was unable to explain the extreme measures and as a consequence there were many rumors regarding the seriousness of the situation Perus revolution whJcIz ousted President Leguia and Installed Lieut Col Luis M Sanchez Cerro as military dictator today had com pleted its cycle with Sanchez sworn in as president and Lieut Col Or tega military governor of Lima one year after the date they launched the revolt MAY PROBE DES MOINES CRASH Officials Await Outcome of Injuries in State Fair Disasters DES MOINES Aug 29 cision as to whether a formal in vestigation would be made of the airplane crashes which yesterday in jured eight persons at the state fair grounds today was understood to await the return of George Vest de partment of commerce representa tive In the event that any of the in jured die it was believed that Vest who makes Des Moines his head quarters would be ordered to make an investigation immediately Of the injured two were in a critical condition today They were Vernon Devotee of Mitchellville and Harold Waller 13 of Norwalk both of whom suffered fractured skulls Two others were discharged from hospitals last night after they had been treated for minor injuries and for shock They were Mrs Claude Popo of Des Moines and F W Schrocder Gait Lieut Leo Allen pilot of the plane which crashed into the aviation tent at the fair grounds injuring spec tators suffered a contusion of the forehead Hospital attendants re ported his injury today not to be serious Ralph Robertson Des Moines was in the hospital with a broken leg and J B Hayes Mit chellville and Ralph Robertson Des Moines were recovering from cuts and bruises Postoffice Lease Probe Group to Have Meeting BOSCOBEL VVis Aug 2U Senator Elaine representative Wis consin chairman of the senate com mittee Investigating postofficc leases said today the group prob ably will hold its first meeting some place in the northwest be tween the twentieth of September and the first of October Never yet has a normal child dis obeyed and scorned wiso and fair and companionable conrn Stnta Journnl BALLOON ENTRANTS ALBERT BOITARDTrance JEAN HERBE Franca ERNEST DeMUYTER Belgium Some of the foreign entrants in the Gordon Bennett Inter national balloon race at Cleve land Aug SlScpt 1 are shown above Markets at a Glance Aug NEW YORK railroads lead upturn South Ameri can issues weak electric Bond Share strong Foreign French franc advances Cuban selling poultry steady CHICAGO bearish spring wheat estimate bullish crop and weather reports to lower Clothing Soaked With Chemicals Takes Fire NEWTON Aug 29 Ca pron 30 Newton was seriously burned yesterday when friction caused chemicals with which his clothing had become saturated to explode Bystanders threw a blank et about him to extinguish the flames He had been spraying thistles and chlornto of lime had soaked into his clothing Ukelele Ike Is Ordered to Pay Alimony LOS ANGELES Aug 29 iiff Edwards known on stage and creen as ukelelo Ike was under ourt orders today to pay his es ranged wife Mrs Irene Edwards 250 weekly alimony pending trial f his divorce action Tho order was ssued yesterday At a recent hearing Edwards told ho court he had no money Mrs Edwards alleged he received week and said she needed sub tantial alimony to uphold her so ial position At the separation of the couple Sdwards said he signed over 00 in community property to his vife He has an action pending to et aside the settlement GIRL IS FOUND DEAD IN ALLEY NEAR HER HOME Search Made for Man Who Made Friends With Children COUTH BEND Ind Aug 29 Attacked and then killed afte being held prisoner for more than Zi hours Marverine Appel 8 was found dead in an alley two blocks from her home late lost night Baling wire had been wound tightly about the girls neck and a deep gash had been made on the left side of the dead Deputy Coroner William K Mikesh of St Joseph county whose examination revealed that the child lad been assaulted said she had een dead about an hour and a half when found Police sought a man who yester day was reported to have asked Marverine and several other chil dren to take a ride in his small auto mobile They refused but detectives aid they believed he later had suc ceeded in luring the girl Into his machine The girl disappeared from the home of her mother Mrs Eula Ap el late Wednesday and police of South Bend and several northern Indiana cities were asked to search or her Police and citizens joined In a lunt for the slayer One suspect vas arrested tut authorities were unable to establish a definite con nection with the slaying He was Jack Stancer 32 who was held for questioning after he called at the Appel home to inquire about the iil and assured the mother not o worry she will be found tomor row VETERANS VISIT GRANTS HOUSE Memories Go Back 65 Years or More to Days When He Led Them POINT PLEASANT Ohio Aug 29 memories going back 05 years and more to the days when they followed Ulysses Grant into battle 3000 Civil war veterans and members of organizations allied to the Grand Army of the Republic journeyed here from Cincinnati to day and paid homage at the log cabin wheir their leader was born Lieut Col U S Grant 111 grandson of the general and officer of the day was the principal speak er from a platform in Grant Mem orial park Gov Myer Y Cooper of Ohio Edwin J Foster of Worcester Mass and retiring commanderin chief of tho G A R and his suc cessor James K Jewel of Fort Morgan Colo also spoke bringing to an end the sixtyfourth encamp ment of their organization The air mail is a great institu tion It enables many a circular to reach the waste basket 48 hours Kaulds Gazette STRIKES WAGON ALONG HIGHWAY larl Hunt 26 Dies Af ter Being Thrown From Seat Aug Hunt a farmer a few miles north of icre died a few minutes after his cam and wagon had been struck y a moving truck driven by Kcn leth Heimenclinger 310 Taylor ave nue southwest Mason City at about oclock near here last light Mr Hunt had been assisting with omo work at a neighboring farm nd was returning to hia home The ccident happened about a mile and i half west of here near the Ike Brown farm Thrown From Wngon He was thrown from the wagon o the ground and died shortly after vlr Heimendinger and his compan on In the truck Raymond Lease lad reached him The accident vic im Mr Heimendinger and Mr jeasewere picked up Immediately y Will Friesberg Rudd and rush ed to the hospital in Charles City where an examination showed that death had been instantaneous It is believed that he died cither from a broken neck or internal injuries Mr Heimendinger stated that Mr Hunt was not carrying a light on his wagon and that he did not see the rig until the truck wag almost upon it Both the truck and the wagon were going west He swerved to the left as soon as possibln but theSkIennd renr of the truck hit the wagon and team Horses Injured The truck lieaded crosswise Into the ditch but remained upright Neither Mr Heimendinger nor Mr Lease were injured but were badly shaken They alighted immediately and set about to ascertain the dam age which had been done The truck was badly damaged and the wagon was demolished One 3f the horses driven by Mr Hunt vas killed and the other Is maimed o badly that it will have to be tilled Mr Hunt is survived by hia mother and one brother The fam ly was notified of his death from he hospital in Charles City Fu icral arrangements have not been announced Solon Farmer Dies of Auto Crash Injuries CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 29 Charles Jiroucek 32 farmer of near Solon died early today from in uries received when his automobile an off the road between Mount and Solon and overturned n a ditch Mrs Jiroucek who was ollowlng in another car saw the accident A defective steering wheel vas believed to ha the cause Another way to save a man from rowning la to tell the boob not to rink poison hooch before going In Inn S Car Tribune Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday slightly warmer Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock riday morning Maximum Thursday 81 Minimum in 55 At 8 A M Friday 65 A cloudy condition Thursday kept he temperature from heights at ained on previous days this week On Monday Tuesday and Wednes ay the maximum was 80 but hursday there was a drop to 84 opened up as a duplicate of Thursday with clouds obscuring the un spasmodically ;