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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 14, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home H A T L 0 N F R HIS 4 AftT OEPT OF 10V A Of S UO 1 N ES I THE NEWSPAPER THAI 10WANS NEKiUBOKS I AUt iMIItlH JU WAINS ENUUillUUl VUU XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 14 1930 EDIT UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 239 Johnson Is Effective Shows Up Better on Floor Than in Record By CHAKLES P STEWART A S H I N G T O N July 14 CCPA Senator Hiram W Johnson of C a 1 i f o r n ia is more telling in action on the U S senate floor than the Con gressional Rec ord indicates in cold print sub sequently There is sub stance in what the senator says to be sure but he adds toit might ily by emphasis inflection and manner Theradio would convey him more faithfully perhaps than can be accomplished by a stenographer However the mike has not yet made its appear ance in either house of congress tho it has been suggested and sooner i or later the lawmakers probably will come to it CENATOR JOHNSON is cxtraor dinarily good at sneering for In stance When he sneers one has to hear him do it to get the full benefit of performance The remark he jljnakes in itself may read like a per fectly plain statement in the Con gfressional Record minus just the f vocal nuance with which the sena tor accompanies it Plus that it Is likely to be positively devastating For that matter the Californian ought to be seen too The exprcs ITurit to Incc 2 Column Cole s Senate Delays Quibbles HUNTERS BRIDE BURKE IS i STILL AT LARGE CONDEMNS ACTS IN LETTER TO SENATOR MOSES Calls Request for All Pact Correspondence Indecent RAPIDS July 14 UP Branding the senates delays in ratifying the London naval treaty as quibbles seeking to emasculate the pact Representative Cyrenus Cole made today a letter to Senator George H Moses repub lican of New Hampshire Even in Rus sia they wjulj hardly propose such diplomatic indecency Rep rcsentativQ Coir wrote with re gard to the sen n t cn request that President ADMITS PERJURY Hoover submit i t li o eorrespon1 denco about the 1 Offered for Cap of Elusive Chicago Gunman GRAND RAPIDS Mich July 14 II W Fred Burke notrious Chicago f gunman with in rewards on his head still is at large today Chicago detectives who raided a cottage on Hess lake 4O miles north of here in Newago county Sunday niht expecting to find Burke there j with a blonde young woman dis covered he had eluded them by half an hour Thru a coincidence Burke had learned that the officers were com ing and driven away taking his wo man companion with him About p m a Newago county deputy sheriff went to a country store near the lake to telephone William A Smith in whose cottage Burke and the woman had been living for the past three months was in the store and heard the deputy mention Burkcs name Smith left the store and half an hour later Burke drove past The blonde was with him At the cottage the officers found Smith and another man and a wo man who said she was Smiths wife They confiscated 100 quarts of i whisky and a number of guns and ammunition Smith was taken to Chicago for questioning Search of the district was continued but of ficers believed that Burke once more had escaped The tip which led to the raid on the Smith cottage at Hess lake is believed to have come from Thomas Botiner petty Chicago racketeer who was slain last Thursday Burke is hunted for complicity in the St Valentines day massacre at Chicago the slaying of a St Joseph Mich policeman robbery of a bank at Jefferson Wis the slaying of Bonner and numerous other slayings and robberies Cyrenus Cole pact Cole returned Saturday from Washington His letter follows Why Prolong Distress My Dear Senator Wliy prolong the nations distress by holding the senate in session In a thousand miles bis trip to Iowa from Wash ington I have notheard a word of approval what the senate is now doing Vote on the treaty go home re serving if you must the right to print it afterwards in the congres sional record in which no wise man today looks for wisdom The conscience of the country is i back of the treaty that quibbles ire i still seeking to emasculate That same conscience ivas shocked by four days of debate on the resolu tion to force the president to viti Turn to 1ftRO Column 3t Admission for tho second time hy Jolm MacDonuld above found in Baltimore Mrt that his testimony which was in strumental in sending Thomas F Mooney and Warren K Bill ings to prison for life Cor tho Preparedness Day bombing out rage in San Francisco in Ifllfi was false is expected to fur thcr efforts to obtain their freedom MacOonald declares he is eager to right the wrong he has done regardless of per sonal consequences ELF CONFESSED WAITS AUNT MET By Robert Quillen MRS MCORMIGK DEFENDS FOND Criticizes Nye for Claim She Spent More Than 1 CHICAGO June 14 I ing before the senate committee in vestigating the Illinois republican senatorial campaign Ruth Hanna McCormick today defended her per sonal expenditure of 5252000 and said an additional S67214 was used in her behalf by volunteer organiza tions Mrs McCormick presented i 7000 word statement in which she criticized Senator Gerald P Nye chairman of the special campaign funds committee for asserting that his investigation had found she had spent approximately S325000 in stead of the she had re ported Tho republican senatorial nomi nee said Senator Nyes statement was inaccurate and misleading based on the fact that she volun tary had submitted a supplemental report setting forth the expenditure of the SR7214 before his Investigat ors bad Inquired into those ex penses The 567214 was used by three or ganizations and was obtained hy contributions from friends from friends and relatives Mrs McCor mick said The voters progress league used the Illinois potinpr peoples republican clubs 515000 and the Ruth Hanna Mc Cormick volunteers 58211 A woman pretends she j dresses to please her 1 hand but you notice she looks sloppy at home an paves her gorgeous raiment or n hen party Osage Has More Boys Than Girls School Census Is Revealing OSAGK July school cen sus which has just been completed ATiss Lois Starr shows a total nnd girls between the h 21 living in the Osaece independent school district Of the 828 the girls total 307 and the boys 431 In 1020 the total figures vvern 815 and the boys numbered 418 the girls 307 the same aa this year WHO SAYS CHICAGO IS TOUGH VISITOR SHOOTS OUT WINDOW CHICAGO July 14 I hey asked Dave Hunter what all the shootit was about This is a dead town I heard tell about there being a lot of shootin going nn in these parts but there hasnt been a gun fired since I hit town two weeks ago Where do they get the idea tbis is a tough town Sure 1 fi the bullets thru the window of the place where this fel low A L Watts lives up on North Dearborn street T cant understand why you put me in jail A fellows golla have amusement Manly Boy Injured While Bathing Is on Way to Recovery MANLY July Lich lenstein son of Mr and Mrs O H Lichtenstein who was hurt at Clear Lake when he was going down the chute into the water suffered a deep gash in the back of his head and was given first aid at the lake then brot to a Manly doctor where stitches were taken to close the wound He is recovering rapidly Widow of Conan Doyle Heartened by Message Medium Receives Mis MacDonald Will Go Back Westto Aid Mooney and Billings BALTIMORE July 14 O MacDonald today awaited his release by Baltimore authorities so that he could go back to California to tell Governor C C Young that his evidence 14 years ago which aided in sending Thomas J Mooney and Warren 1C Billings to prison for life was untrue Mooney and Billings were convicted of causing the deaths of the persons in the 1016 bombing of a San Francisco preparedness day parade MacDonald who says he now de sires to undo the wrong he has done regardless of personal conse quences was taken into custody Friday evening after his identifica tion thru a photograph published in a Baltimore newspaper For years he said the knowledge of what he had done worried him In a sworn affidavit he said his testimony at the trial that he saw sive Too Precious to Disclose LONDON July 14 widow of Sir Arthur Conaii Doyle was heartened today by what she accepted as a spirit message from her husband who died last week A medium Mrs Estelle Roberts claimed to have received the mes sage after a public memorial serv ice at Albert Hall had ended with 50 or more of the audience of 10 000 walking out in protest at five alleged spirit messages from other persons long dead and gone Spirits lush Her The medium claimed that each of these five stood behind her chair and pushed her She said one was a woman suffragist who several years ago threw herself under one of King Georges horses Persons in the au dience claimed to recognize and identify each message The medium walked across the platform to Lady Doyle and said I have a message from Sir Arthur Sir Arthur told me that one of you went into the hut a building on the Doyle estate at Windlesham Sussex where he was buried Fri day this morning Is that correct Why yes Lady Doyle answered I did Organ Drowns Words The message continued the me dium is tbis Tel At this point the pealing of the pipe or gan drowned out her words Lady Doyle declined to say what the remainder of the message was merely explaining I cant Its pre cious and sacred I am perfectly con vinced that the message is from my husband I am sure of that and T am sure that he has been here with us as I am sure that I am speaking to you It is a happy message one that is cheering and encouraging Mary is the name of Sir Arthurs j eldest daughter by his first mar riage She was seated two chairs away from the empty nhair reserved j at the service for the spiril of the novelist SPEED FLYER CRASHES CITY OFFICIALS TOFACECHAROE BROT BY AGENT Capt Frank M Hawks wns slightly Injured when tils new mystery ship with which ho hoped to set a new roundtrip transcontinental record crash ed at Wichita Ivans Ho was flying at a low altitude when tho crash occrured INSANE WIDOW LEAVES FORTUNE Trust Fund Set Aside by Husband Now NEW YORK July 14 Ida A Plagler is dead leaving a for tune of 512000000 accumulated from a 51000000 trust fund creat ed for her by the late Henry M Flagler when he divorced her in 1901 on the grounds of incurable Insanity She died Saturday of cerebral hemorrhage in her private cottage on the grounds of a sanitarium at Centra Valley N Y and was buried yesterday in Cypress Hills cemetery Brooklyn She was at the sanitarium when Flagler obtain cd a divorce in Florida under a spe cial act of the legislature as the state statutes do not recognise In sanity HS R cause for divorce The marriage was in 1883 The trust fund consisted largely of Standard Oil security dividends from which multiplied the original sum 12 fold Flagler was one of the founders of Standard Oil The principal heirs are two nephews George W Taylor and William W Taylor and a grand niece Ruth E Taylor of Pasco Wash Flngler who in addition to his oil interests was the builder and owner of the Florida East Coast railway married again After his death in 1013 his widow married Robert W Bingham publisher of the Louis ville CourierJournal and the Louis ville Times She has since died Cong ressman and Mrs L J Dickinson Plan to Remain in Algona ALGONA July man L J Dickinson nnd Mrs Dick inson arrived home from Washing ton Saturday Mrs Dickinson who has had ill health for sometime re covered sufficiently to accompany Mr Dickinson home where they plan to remain during the summer Mr Dickinson will attend the re publican state convention at DCS Moines during the coming week Hunt A irman in Wilds of Asia Jungle Search for Dying Pilot Left to Beasts By Buddy RANGOON Burma July Mj Searching parties penetrating the southern Burmese jungle today hoped to find Erick Hook British airman left dying last week by a buddy Jimmie Matthews who stum bled on he said to find help fur both of them Little hope was held for success of the quest Matthews himself bruised and worn from the crash of their England to Australia airplane 10 days ago and the subsequent march to civilization discouraged hope The jungle where he left Hook Is known for its predatory wild beasts and hyenas Matthews Saturday reached Prome 160 miles nortli of Rangoon on the left bank of the Irawadi river with the story that he and Hook cracked up their plane on a mountain side July 3 while flying between Akyob Burma and Ran J Column WILL Soys SANTA MONICA Cal July 1i no more than gets cleaned up from one Bobby Tones celebra tion till another comes along Von can easily exist in Atlanta by eating only at Jones testimonial dinners If all Jones banquet speakers were laid end to end it would make n fairway with a 287 par So find a spot on Stone Mountain for Bobby Had he lived in the days of Jeff Davis Stonewall Jackson and Rob ert K Lee he would have done to Grant and Sheridan what he did to Hngeii Dlegcl and Sarazen And just think 10 years ago all Atlanta had was Coca Cola Yours Obstructed Dry Men inj Enforcing Law Says Parsons July 14 i with countercharges of obslruci ing enforcement of the Volstead j act after they had arrested two fed ral prohibition officers for traffic three city officers of Mc Jregor and Marquette and a pri vate citizen of Marquette were free on bond today The quartet Mayor Frederick I Walter and Marshal C D Phclps ol I McGregor and Marshal Frank ton and Ernest Lange of Morquello i were released on 52000 bonds each ifter arraignment before a Unite I States commissioner Hindered Kaiils i The filing of federal charges ut1 the direction of Col George C Par sons deputy prohibition admini tralor followed an alleged attempt onthe part of the four men to bin der Federal Agents Harry H Kirsh mim and Reuben H Taylor in mak ing a raid on the John Johnson bil liard hall at llarquelte last Wed nesday Parsons said struck Kirsli man and that Marshal Barton took Taylors revolver after persons in the billiard hall had threatened tho agents Arrested ut McGregor The agents then drove to Mc Gregor where they were arrested by Mayor Walter and Marshal Phelps on charges of driving while intoxicated double parking driving without a registration card anl without lights according to Par sons Parsons denied that the agents had been drinking They were fined on the traffic violation charges and icld to the Clayton county grtinu jury for driving while intoxicated Parsons was called to DubutjiiQ and ifter a conference with slate agents and his federal men lead a raid into Turn In I OCCUR NEAR OR John Hunter of Sparta 111 coholder of the worlds refuel ing endurance record IMS just announced his irmrringo of a year which tho Hunters liavo kept secret Ulr and Mrs Hunter arc shoivn lien Four Youths Killed at Clinton When Car Hits Tree By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE usual flurry of weekend ucci denta and drownings cost the lives of eight towans six dying in traffic accidents and two drown ing The worst accident occurred at Clinton where four yomip men were killed last midnight when the driver of an automobile attempted Ltj make a left turn and struck a tree The dead Killed at Clinton Marvin Sohr Guy E Lloyd Edward OHeam Harold Peterson Other uito fatalities Arthur Hopken Alexander Everett Walk er 1G Maynard Drowned Htirley Mnhn 11 Sioux City William Hoffman Jr ITort Madison The driver of the Clinton oar Joe 1 Barlthurst escaped with minor injuries Hopken was killed and two com panions injured when Uicir cur brushed an nulo driven by D L Nngle near Clarion and plunged over an embankment Walter died last nigh from a broken neck suffered from a fall from a milk wagon in which he was returning home Three automobile Clashes oc curred in or near Mason City over the weekend with no fatalities PROTIVIN FARMER IS HEAT VICTIM Thomas Blazek 45 Burial Conducted by Bishop Elect Kucera PROTIVIN July HBishopElect Louis B Kucera pastor Holy Trin ity church at Vrotivin conducted funeral services today for Thomas Blazek 45 who died Friday after noon from sunstroke He liver on a farm with his mother 10 miles southwest of Cresco Burial was at Protivin This is the second fatality from the excessive heat in Howard county during the past few days THREE INJURED IN FIRST CRASH ON NEW PAVING Farm Buildings on Wright County Farm Destroyed by Blaze CLARION July burn cribs garage and another small building were burned last night on the Lew farm eight miloy of Clarion The cause of tie fire was not known The Clarion fire department responded to the call for aid and were able to save the dwelling However lack ot wa ter supply and a strong wind saving of the other buildings impos sible Opposition Will Try to Postpone Decision Until Fall VyASHINGTON July U lliTtie senate today began its second week of debate on the London treaty with sponsors of the pact frankly worried over the problem of I keeping a quorum present i Before the end of the week llioy foresaw an effort by the opponents of ratification ID postpone a vol until fall and they were drawing up plans to defeat this move Meanwhile the foes of the part were preparing new reservations for introduction Senator MOBCS of New Hampshire expected to pre sent several of these in connection with a prepared speoch opposing ratification I Harilv Quorum The attendance during the first i week of the debate numbered but j a few more than the 19 necessary j for a quorum On Friday just 49 i answered the roll call The week wan expected to see a vigorous contest over the reserva tion introduced by Senator Norris Turn In Iiicr 2 Column In the first serinus accident on the new paving to Clear Lake which occurred Sunday afternoon three persons were injured According In O Cress a Fnrd sedan driven by Shirley Staufickl Clunr Lake which wns going east mid starting to make a left turn to the north and a Studcbakcr sedan driven by James Cahalan Ferry crashed together The acci dent was a mile west of Mason City Mr and Mrs Stanfield and Mr Cahalan were taken to Park hospi tal for treatment They were cut by flying glass when the two an Ins crashed together Both cars were badly damaged from the impact of the collision Mr Stanfiekl suffered a bruised mouth Mrs Stanfield receiver a Markets at a Glance Small Boy Dies at Luverne Farm Home LUVERNE July 11 Funeral services were conducted here yester day by the Rev A English for Richard Wadleight 9 son of Mr and Mrs Roy Wadleigh The uciy died after an illness of two months with Brighls disease The body was taken lo Watseka III for bur ial Two small sisters and his par ents are the survivors VOKIt NKW YORK iy MI Radio Keith Or pheum rises more than Ihrce points best grade is sued steady in dull trading i Curb Firm transAmerica j touches new Foreign exchanges Span ish posela rcrifts four points Cotton Lower favorable crop advices Sugar Barely stcady easier spot market Coffee Firm Brazilian buying CHICAGO Wheat Steady ood export IrVde decreased visible CattleSteady WEEKS FORECAST Fair Monday night and Tues day Kfsinir temporalurrs Tups day iml in nnrllnvrsl portion Monday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 17 Minimum in Night At X A M Monday 50 Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Sal urelay Minimum in Night G2 t TrsHe nf Ittiiii I The bark bone of the North Iowa I Imat wave not only was broken but 1 it was orushcd Saturday afternoon j After tho temperature had crawled up to degrees at I in 7 degrees of the high noiu reached on I he two preceding days a northwest wind came into ex isUmciT and there was a precipitous drop of the mercury in the Globe1 Gazelles weather shelter By oclock ii had sunk below the 75 mark and in the night it dropped to 02 Sunday nights minimum 50 an unseasonably chilly night for late July ;