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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEM ARt DEPT OF IOWA OF3 MO I MES I A North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS JVK1UHBOKS EDITION I VOL XXXVI mnc CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MAgON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 10 1930 UNTIED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL BERYICS NO 236 Gives Views onMacNider New Minister Ex ample of Conserva tism in Corn Belt By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON July 10 The corn belt has a reputation for radicalism Most of ths senators it sends to Wash ington do call themselves pro gressives for a fact Some folk consider radical ism and progres sivism synony mous terms it is a matter of def initions However any one who knows the corn belt is aware that there is a strong conservative ele ment there too ti It does not show much in sena itors but there are quite a few thor jhly conservative representatives i pm corn belt states The obvious rtxplanation is that the states per jtate as a whole are predominantly but with quite a sprink of conservative congressional atricts scattered about section in which a majority of the people tend to ultra views one direction is likely to have a who tend to ultra Views In he opposite direction v Thus the corn belts conservatives an extremely conservative They are standpatters of a emphastictype A good example of their sort is iHanford ilacNider of Iowa former jjjatlonal commander of the Ameri Legion assistant secretary of during the latter part of the Coolidge administration and now of recent appointment by Presi dent Hoover and still more recent by the senate U S sinister to Canada ITIS not meant as any adverse re flection on Colonel MacNider to r l a highly conservative 1 n It simply is a statement Pract and I have no idea that he Hould dispute it himself A conservative can have pep as veil as a radical just as much with English The colonel has it j and personality to boot He had to to be elected national commander of the American Legion The lowan made an excellent as Ifsistant secretary of war I fancy the reason he resigned was that he was Hired of being merely an assistant IPerhaps he was right As minister Jto Canada he certainly will be more noticeable and I think he wants notice I believe he has ambitions so he is the pattern of Individual i live to see them realized Tho of the old political school he is a young man and has time Ottawa legation strikes me 1 1 as the ideal place for him for j the present He should do a good IJob there simultaneously furthering Tnmfo Pfljrc 7CnIttmn Funeral Service of Cardinal Vannutelli to Be Held Saturday VATICAN CITY July 10 services for Cardinal Van nutelli dean of the sacred college died yesterday evening of ure nic poisoning have been fixed for Saturday at10 a m atthe Church of St Ignatius Repairs which his own titular church St Mary Major is undergoing made fitting obse quies there at this time impossible The new dean of the sacred col lege Cardinal Granto Pignatelll Di Belmonte will preside and Impart benediction AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I reckon the photog rapher thot I was cranky not to try different poses but there was only one way I could set so my best ankle would show HUSTON WILL NOT RESIGN Mason City Sets New Summer Heat Record MERCILESS SUN STARTS OUT TO SET NEW MARK Temperatures Are From One to Five Degrees Higher BULLETIN mason Citys summer heat record was established at noon Thursday when themercury in the GlobeGazettes maximum thermometer passed the 94 de gree mark the high point of the previous day By 1 oclock the temperature had reached 96 degrees and at oclock the mercury rested at the 99 mark MOINES July 10 merciless sun not content with giving Iowa a taste of the hottest weather in years set out today to exceed all previous marks By noon temperatures from one 0 four or five degrees higher than at any time yesterday when read ngs of 104 were reported at Atlan tic and Council Bluffs had been re ported fromvarious cities TemperatureIs 99 At Des Moines and Fort Dodge the rriercury reached 99 by lunch time which was one degree higher than at the same houryesterday iere Mason Cityset a newhigh at oclock with the thermometer climbing to 99 degrees Cedar Rapidshad 95 at noon two degrees higher than at 1 p m Wednesday The temperature at Davenport at 1 p m was 96 while Clinton re ported 91 at the same hour Marven McDonald 54 asphalt worker died today at Oakland from Heat prostration suffered Wednes day He was the fourth victim in two days Three others were drowned 80 Horses Die Thirty horses reported to have died of heat in Greene county and 32 in Sioux county At Orange City farmers ploweo heir corn by moonlight to escape the torrid rays At Boone where the maximum Wednesday was 101 the record was exceeded by a half degree at oday Waterloo which yesterday reported 97 had 101 at 1 oclock while Burlington with 98 was with it 1 degree of the highest yester day Chinese Industrial and Commercial Bank Fails SHANGHAI July 10 Chinese Industrial and Commercial uank with headquarters in Hong kong and branches in Shanghai and Canton failed today as the result of exchange operations growing out of the present silver price slump Injured in Plane Crash ROCKFORD HI July 10 Al St John Beloit Wis was seri ously Injured today His plane fell 150 feet into a field near New Mil ford southeast of here and was wrecked 144 Killed in Explosion in GermanMine Only 56 Escape of 200 Miners in Shaft at Time NEURODE Germany July 10 least 144 persons lost their lives yesterday in an explosion at the Wenceslaus mine Eightyone bodies have been most of them burned badly No hope is held for those remaining in the shaft Of 200 miners shaft at the time of the explosion only 56 es caped and they were badly injured The explosion in he rtiine occurred when a large gas pocket was sud denly tapped during blasting late yesterday The fumes spread thru Turn to race 7 Column LINDY JUNIOR FACES CAMERA LEGION MEETING HITS SENATORS REVEL CHARGES Resentment of Brpokhart Attack Is Voiced in Resolution MARQUETTE July Smith W Brookharts charac terization of the American Legions conventions as drunken revels made in the recent senate floor dis cussion of Hanford MacNiders ap pointment as minister to Canada drew a heavy fire at the fourth dis trict convention of Legonnaires held here yesterday with representatives present from some 25 posts of northeastern Iowa A resolution resenting the sen ators damaging charges and as perations on the Legions solemn purposes and a denial of the truth or validity of the charges was passed by unanimous vote of the convention after the resolutions committee had been sent back on order of the delegates to make your declaration more specific and put it in stronger language Would Ask Resignation In a brief address later Frank Miles editor of the Iowa Legion aire proposed an addition to the resolution to the effect that Sen ator Brookhart be requested to back up his accusations and if unable to do so that he be expelled from the American Legion as one unworthy of wearing the Legion button Another resolution adopted by the convention extended congratula tions to President Hoover on a wise and worthy appointment to the ministership of Canada The ap pointment said the resolution is in the nature of an extremely impor tant peacetime mission and calls for the qualities of clearthinking and able diplomacy which this lowan has displayed as national Ttjrn to Pane 7 Column 31 MacDonald Government Thot on Safer Footing Next Attack Will Motion of Censure Brot By Baldwin LONDON July 10 Minister MacDonald victor by only three votes in a house of commons fight yesterday was believed today to be more Safely entrenched against the next attack upon his regime This probably will come next week when a motion of cen sure presented by Stanley Baldwin conservative leader is up for vote There are predictions of a split In the liberal following as a con sequence of tactics of the leader David Lloyd George in so nearly forcing an election and ministerial defeat which he admitted he did not reallywish Tricked Laborltes The lengths to which a section of the conservative following went in an effort to bring about the defeat Torn to 1 Column UNCOVER PARK AVENUE RESORT Gambling Den Discovered in Exclusive New York Section NEW YORK July 10 lux uriously furnished Park avenue apartment was disclosed by police today as one of the most preten tious gambling resorts uncovered since the days when Richard Can field ran his famous gambling pal acs George Hcrrick 37 years old lessee of the apartment and his Negro valet William Sullivan were ay PRESS Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr son of the worlds most fa mous aviator nnB the former Anne Morrow is shown In the above Associated Press tclephoto copyright by the Associated Press as he faced the camera forthe Hold Agents on Charge of Intoxication MCGREGOR July 10 H Kirchman and R H Taylor federal prohibition agents of Dubuque were field in jail today charged with driv ing an automobile while intoxicated double parking and failing to carry registration cards in their car They were bpoked for a hearing before Mayor J Walker late this afternoon The agents went to Marquette owa Wednesday night stopping at a pool hall operated by Goldy John son The conventif i of the fourth district American Legion had just closed and many former service men were in the room Legionnaires and others in the room thinking the men were hi jackers resisted They attacked the intruders and forced out oC the building The officers drove to McGregor where they had regis tered at the Scenic hotel and later were arrested at the hotel by Mayor Walter on charges as stated 6 Boys Are Drowned at English Bathing Beach BLACKPOOL LANCASHIRE Eng July 10 days of a party of 91 bathing on the seacoaat between St Anns and Blackpool were drowned today The boys had been camping and were taken out for a swim by their principal teacher Several got into difficulties and two were rescued The six bodies later were recovered WILL ROGERS FARNUM GIVEN FINAL DEGREE Fredericksburg Druggist Convicted of Arson Is Sentenced 20 Years NEW HAMPTON July Floyd K Farnum Fredericksburg druggist was taken before Judge Carl W Reed in district court here yesterday and was sentenced to 20 years in the penitentiary at Fort Madison for the crime of arson of a dwelling house Farnum was arrested on March 13 and his trial started May 20 and lasted almost two weeks He was found guilty of the crime by a jury of 10 men and two women after de liberating but three hours on May 31 On July 7 the judge overruled a motion for a new trial which was made thru his attorneys Sager anfl Sweet of Waverly and M F Condon of New Hampton The stateproved in the trial that he set fire to the house on his farm located about four miles southwest of Fredericksburg on the morning of March 3 The Homer Hadley fam ily were oecuplng the dwelling and barely escaped cremation Mark W Mulr an accomplice in the case was the states main wit ness in the trial The state was rep resented by county attorney R f Blankenheim and F J Conley These two together with Sheriff C A Upham and Sam R Starr deputy state fire marshal workec out the case Farnurn was taken to Fort Madison to begin sentence to day says BEVERLY HILLS July My genial competitor for the nations ear Calvin Coolidge is one of his sormonets advises people to spend more Now we know that Mr Coolidges success has been based on personally following that theory But my advice Is vc exact opposite If there ever was a time to save its now When a dog gets a bone he dont go out and make the first pay ment on a bigger bone with it He buries the one hes got Dont make the first payment on anything First payments is what made us think we were prosperous And the other 19 is what showed us we were broke Yours G itlc UoNtubi Srndlcutu JOIN IN DEFENSE AGAINST BANDITS Chinese Rebels Continue to Attack Foreign Vessels SHANGHAI July 10 can British and Japanese river pa Irols joined today in defensive oper ations as bandits and communists intensified their firing on foreign vessels on the Yangtse and flaunt ed a banner reading Down with imperialism capitalism foreigners and religion Marauders continued to fire hea ily at all foreign commercial or navy craft operating above Kiu kiang and particularly beyond Han kow where steamers attempting to reach the lower river were reportei to have been subjected to shower of bullets from both banks If mother daughter and son can orive the car father is the only one who ever has to get his shoes half Enquirer EARL CARROLL OF VANITIES IS AGAIN INVOLVED Warrants Charge Show man With Giving Inde cent Performance VTEW YORK July 10 Carroll Broadway producer whose testimony concerning his fa mous bathtub party landed him in federal prison for perjury found limself involved with the law again because of another scene pre sented on his stage A squad of policemen yesterday marched thru the stage door of the new Amsterdam theater advertised by Carroll as the portal thru which pass the most beautiful girls in America and arrested nine mem bers of the cast of his Vanities Performance Indecent Warrants charging them with giving an indecent performance were also issued for Carroll and Louis Lotti treasurer of the theater but they could not be found At the close of the matinee performance the policemen who had arrived on thescene in shiny sedana served warrants on eight girls and one man told them to put on their street clothes andcome The prisoners jniiludea vNabrrv Ray oomeareCneT Faith Bacon dancer1 and Jimme Savo and six show girls Savo and the six girls were appearing in a scene entitled A Window at Merls in which the lone man finds himself among a group of wax figures that cometo life Miss Ray ana Miss Bacon had dance numbers in both of which the police charged they were scantily clad Miss Bacon wearing only two ostrich feather fans Bathed in Champagne Carroll drew attention four years ago by a party on the stage of his theater in which police charged a Turn to Tagt 7 rolnmn Warning to Missionary Only Threat The Rev Ida Helgen Says She Expect ed Opposition THE threat made the Rev Ida O Helgen 1631 Monroe avenue lorthwest missionary for the Free Methodist church has resulted in no direct trouble for her yet She stated hat altho she had no known enemies in Mason City she was not surprised when she received the message warning her to leave here since her work had previously been opposed Three years ago the missionary was working in Mason City and after literature given one of the gospel schools had been destroyed one child had told her that the chil dren had been instructed to destroy everything which had references to the scriptures She says at other times she has ilso recognized op position The note which the Rev Helgen found stuck ia her screen door when she returned home Tuesday nighi Turn to rnce 7 Column 2 Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Atchison sells 25 points above recent low buying interest centers In high grade rails Curb Firm transAmerica touches new low Foreign Ger man documents in increased de mand higher Liverpoo cables steady spot mar ket foreign buying CHICAGO forecast rains northwest easiness in Kan sas City SENATORS WILL PROBABLY PASS MKELLM BILL Adoption of Resolution to Bear Pact Secrets Expected TIT ASHINGTON July 10 With a vote in prospect before adjournment the senate argued for the third day over the McKellar pro posal requesting from President Hoover the diplomatic documents exchanged prior to the London naval parley Again a bare majority of 49 ans wered the roll call Senator Johnson republican Cal ifornia a treaty opponent upheld the McKellar resolution seeking the papers There have been intimations that the papers have been withheld be cause of manners of expression em ployed by Ambassador Dawea in communications with the state de partment Amendments Are Presented Three amendments were pending The first proposed by Senator Rob inson of Arkansas the democratic leader who was a delegate to the London conference would have the resolution ask the president to give the senate the papers in question if he considers such a course com patible with the public interest The second delivers them in closed executive session This amendment was offered by Senator Thomas democrat Oklahoma The third proposed modification would permit Mr Hoover in tran 7 Column Debate on Wheat Surplus May Have Another Round Hyde and Legge Join to Answer Governors Opposition DODGE CITY Kans July 10 UP of another round of debate on the proposed reduction of crop acreage In the hard winter wheat area of the southwest loomed here today after an ex change of official views in Hays Kans yesterday Before 1500 wheat growers busi nessmen and others Alexander Legge chairman of the federal farm board Secretary Arthur M Hyde of the department of agricul ture and Gov Clyde M Reed dis cussed points of the governments program for agricultural relief Secretary Hyde at Hays joined Chairman Legge in answering the Kansas governors expressed op position to restriction of production in this area which the federal ad Tom to Tare 1 Colnmn 1 FLYERS PLAN TO RACE TO JAPAN Line of Flight Will Be From Tacoma to Tokyo TACOMA Wash July 10 An air race across the Pacific from Tacoma to Tokyo loomed today as a possibility Lieut Harold Bromley is expect ed here tomorrow with a monoplane designed for the flight Bob Wark and Kidie Brown pilot and copilo of the biplane Pacific Area His announced they planned to hav their ship in shape for the hop I time to give Bromley a race FACES LEADERS OF REPUBLICANS FULL OF FIGHT Serves Notice He Will Fight It Out for Position BULLETIN WASHINGTON July 10 republican conference re cessed nt noon today without reaching a decision on the status of Claudius Huston as chairman of tho national com mittee By FRANCES M STEPHENSON JJASHINGTON July 10 of fight Chairman Huston of he republican national committee oday faced the officers of his com mittee who are calling for his im mediate retirement In advance of todays meeting served notice he would fight it out for his position against the at acks of party loaders in congress and of his own committee Develops Into Fight It is one of the most bitter quar in the republican organization in many years and intimates of President Hoover were anxiously looking for a settlement which would avoid a wide open break in the partys fold Todays meeting of the officers of the national committee waa called by Huston several days ago of mapping out fall It has developed Into ai showdown contest between Huston and the party leaders who are demanding his re tirement To Circulate Petition After rounds of conferences at the white house and at the capitol the republican leaders were de termined to ask today for Hustons early withdrawal However he re turned to the city late last night and stated emphatically he had no intention of resigning Two courses were under consider ation for today by the party lead ers They arc prepared to ask Hus on to call a special meeting of the executive committee This com mittee alone has the power to re move and to replace national party officers If Huston declines to do this they are prepared to circulate a petition seeking a majority of the members to favor the meeting Others contend the whole issue oven Hustonis up to President Hoover Mr Hoover conferred with Huston on Sunday night and told him of the opposition to him but he did not ask for the resignation Refuses to Retire Then it became known that Hus ton had no intention of resigning Thereupon his foes who had been onfidently expecting his retire Tnrn In runs 7 Column Weal IOWA WEATHER Fair and possibly unsettled Thursday night and Friday not quite so Friday in north portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday fll Minimum in Night 7t At 8 A M Thursday 85 The mercury soared to a 1930 tecord in Mason City Wednesday by hitting the 94 mark 3 degrees above the previous mark established last month At 8 a m Thursday however the temperature was some 7 or 8 degrees higher than at a corresponding hour Wednesday and an approach to 100 degrees in the afternoon appeared to be well with ip the possibilities of the situation At oclock Thursday after noon the mercury had risen to 975 degrees At oclock it had gone up to 10 degrees one of the highest tem peratures of recent years ;