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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 16, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home H4HLON E R HIS MEM ART OEPT OF OvVA OfS HOMES 14 VOL XXXVI VE CENTS PER COPY TllK NtAVSIAIEU THAI iMAKES ALL NORTH IUWANS NEIUUUOUS EPITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MA SO NT PTTV A Tr TTTT 17 i r 1111 IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 16 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SBHVUJE NO 2df Moses Not for Fess Opposed to Senator as Republican Chairman f By cnAKLEB P STEXVAUT A RHINGTON July 16 Whether or not Senator Simeon D Fess of Ohio was just about to become chairman of the republican national commit tee I didnt know when I stopped in at his office one day recently but I did know he was being strong ly urged for the post He was being strongly opposed msm also Senator George M Moses of New Hampshire among others was opposing him Never mind the others anyone who is op posed by Senator Moses is safe in I considering that he is being opposed f strongly Moses never opposes any one or anything anv other wav UXACTLY why the New Hamp shire senator objected to the Ohio senator for the G O P na tional committee chairmanship is not clear True they are opposite types in many respects Senator Fess is ultraorthodox and highly reverential of all things respectable Senator Moses is to the last degree cynical in his attitude toward everything Moses is witty and epigrammatic Fess serious and austere Nevertheless they do have one characteristic in common It Js hard to tell whether Moses la more conservative than Fess or Fesa is more conservative than IV TESTIMONY elfConfessed Perjurer Will Try to Save Convicts DALTTMORE Md July 16 John MacDonald whose self ad perjury testimony played a leading role In the conviction of Thomas J Mooney and Warren K Billings on murder charges years ago will start for San Francisco to day on the first leg of the trip he wants to take to officially and per sonally tell authorities of the coast state he lied at the 1916 trials The recanting witness will be ac companinr by his attorneys and Ed ward N Nockeis secretary of the Chicago Federation of Labor who in 1921 obtained from MacDonald the first statement that he had been coached by the prosecution in perjured testimony given at the trials of Mooney and Billings MacDonalds r testimony which identified Mooney and Billings as tne men who planted a suitcase containing the bomb which killed 10 and injured 40 during the prepared ness day parade in San Francisco in IfllO in a sworn affidavit made last Fridayhe declared he never hprt seen the two until taken to their cells in the San Francisco jail where they Were pointed out by prosecution officials Gov Clement C Young of Cali fornia has pledged expenses for the trip from Baltimore for the witness so that he may appear before the pardon board in the Mooney case and the supreme court in tne Bill ings case AUNT NET By Robert Quillen K am i u Mvcnn love that makes a girl elope be fore schools out She just takes the easy way o hidin the fact that she couldnt graduate Plane on PILOTS TO GET FAMILY OF THREE SAIL ATLANTIC Monoplane K Was Trying Longest Flight Ever Attempted DOSTWICK Ga July 16 The monoplane K of New Haven crashed today but the occu pants escaped by use of parachutes The plane was entente to Buenos Aires on the longest nonstop flight ever attempted Loaded with fuel taken in the air the monoplane was speeding toward Havana Cuba its next refueling point Refueled in Air Altho the plane took off here at oclock p m yesterday it did not head southward on its 9000 mile flight until after S p m The intervening time was consumed in making four refueling contacts in j which 425 gallons of gasoline were j put aboard The K of New Haven carried 125 gallons when it left the ground The lightload reduced Jnn ger of a crackup in the takeoff The crew consists of Randy Ens low chief pilot and radio operator Garland P Peed and James Garri gan assistant pilots Planned to Cross Sea After refueling in the air at vana which they expected in 20 hours the planes planned to cross the Carribean sea to Panama for the second refueling contact From there they were to go to Mendoza Argentina refuel again and then fly 1700 miles to Lima Peru for the last refueling before they hurdled the Andes to Buenos Aires The trip was expected to re quire four days The flight today was a renewal of an attempt which was temporarily abandoned May 30 when the plane landed here after a start from Hart ford Conn A New Haven tooth paste company was sponsoring the flight DISASTROUS CRASH uenos t to 14 Killed in Strike Riots Clashes Are Menace to Foreign Lives and Property LONDON July 16 Minister MacDonald announced in the house of commons today two warships have been sent to Egypt The ships have been ordered to Alexandria the scene of serious rioting yesterday resulting in the deaths of 13 natives and one Italian In his announcement the minis ter said In consequence of yesterdays events Sir Percy Lorraine has been instructed to inform Sidky Pasha we must hold him responsible for the protection of foreign lives and property in Egypt r In the meantime in view of the menace to foreign lives and proper ty in Alexandria his majestys gov ernment has ordered two ships to proceed towards that port forth with Bound on a Snnnmlle trip the Atlantic ocean the 37foot tor Evelyn RUTHS Demand Source of Funds Expended by Illinois Candidate CHICAGO July 16 leaders and officers of sever al political organisations were sum moned before the senate campaign funds committee today for jues tiouing as to the source of funds expended by them in behalf of Ruth Hanna McCormick republican sen atorial nominee Senator Gerald P Nye chairman said the hearings so far accounted for all expenditures there was at least not included in her figures Testimony before the commitee yesterday indicated Frederick YV Allen a New York broker was tne largest contributor to her cam paign having given 520000 to one of the volunteer organizations which supported Mrs McCormick Mr Allen and the late Senator Mc clill McCormick Mrs McCormicks husband were schoolmates 700 Men Fighting Fires j in Washington and Oregon WASHINGTON July 16 smoke from a score of forest fires still hovering over parts of the east and west United States forest service officials said today this sum mers fight to save the nations for rests had just begun Telegrams received by the forest service from its various outposts during the past week but hot yet made public showed the cost of fighting the approximately 8000 fires breaking out in the national forests during the last fiscal year to be more than While more than 700 men were fighting fires in three national for ests in Washington and Oregon a dispatch from the Portland forest I service said approximately 200 adj ditional fires were ignited by lightj ning in national preserves in the same state Smoke Still Hovers At the same time officials in charge of the eastern forests re ported smoke still hovered over the Turn to Pnur 2 Column Loot of Bank Robbers Held at Roads of Four States Patrolled for Five Bandits WILLMAR Minn July 16 amounting to at least 000 was obtained by five machine gun bandits who held up the bank of Willmar yesterday and escaped after shooting down two women Edwin Selvig vice president o the bank today said the bandits ob tained about 5100000 in stocks and bonds in addition to 542000 in cash He estimated that about of the paper was negotiable The exact amount taken was still undetermined Meanwhile authorities of four South Dakota Imva and highways in a search for the five gunmen whose daring attack rival ed the James gang raid on North field Minn in 1876 That raid re sulted in the death of two outlaws the capture of the three Younger brothers and the breakup of the James gang While the search continued for the bandits Mrs Emil Johnson one of the women wounded remained in a critical condition from a bullet wound in the cheat altho physicians said she was slightly improved Reichstag Rejects Party Measure Will Be Dissolved T ONDON July 16 Mac Donald government after a brief flurry on the Egyptian situa tion late today was plunged into debate on a conservative motion of censure in the house of commons for its failure to provide safeguard ing duties Notice of the motion was given h5 Stanley Baldwin conservative leader July 7 The conservatives were sure to support the motion sol idly but it appeared doubtful if it would receive support from any other quarter While there have been many sur prises this session and the govern ment has come so near defeat on more than one occasion that a slip up tonight was not impossible most political observers were of the opin ion that there wns no likelihood of the government being overwhelmed Turn to Insc 2 Column T Apparent misjurtgment nl the height of a forest is liolinvcd re spcmsiiiild for the disastrous flight ot Fninlc Goldshornugh above Amcrlras champion boy aviator who crashed in tho mountains near Bimnington Vt on tho way to Kccnc 2V H His companion Dnmihl Mock ler altho Injured crawled nnd walked for hours to bring aid to Goltlsborough who was pinned beneath his motor seri ously injured 11 Retain Places Peterson Gives Keynote Republican Central Address to 1584 Committee Delegates Hope Is Felt for Recovery of Boy Pilot Junior Record Holder in Hospital After Crash BENNINGTON Vt July 15 Lll was felt today for the re covery of Frank Goldsborough in holder of junior transcontinental flight records who was rescued yesterday after lying badly injured in the wreckage of his plane for IS hours The Putnam Memorial hospital reported he showed signs of bright ening up He has been unconscious since he crashed Monday on a mountainside fracturing his skull He also is suffering from exposure The crash occurred during u flight from Cleveland Ohio to Keene N M A companion Donald Mockler was thrown clcir of the wreckage S MOINES July 10 men and six women retained their places on the republican state committee today at the close of caucuses of delegates of the 11 congressional districts Among those who lost ihelr places was Willis L Stern of Lo jnn state chairman A battle developed in the fourth listrict between committeeman T A Potter of Mason City and B A Brigadier of New Hampon Briga dier was given an unanimous vote after the third ballot indicated he was certain of election Fifth Haunts Spangler A boom was started in the fifth listrict caucus for the selection of 1 E Spangler Cedar Rapids attor ney us successor to Stern Spangler succeeded C T Rogers Gruudy Center on the committee The first sixth ami tenth district meetings were marked by complete harmony both committee memberr being reelected The second district meeting en tangled itself In a prohibition con troversy after a resolution for re peal of the Volstead law was intro duced by Col G W French It lost by a vote of 29 to 41 French also introduced a resolution which was adopted 87 to 3 asking repeal of the primary law Ilryiint Succeeds Stern W C Bryant of Griswold was manimously elected in the ninth listrict to succeed Stern Miss Mary Rathke of Glenwood retained icr committee seat as Bryants ninth district partner The second fifth and eighth dir ricts saw complete changes in heir committee membership In the second Ralph Jones of owi City and Mrs Grace if Davenport replaced Alfred C Heart Attack Believed Cause of Death of Frank Keuhl WOMAN HELD IN DEATH OF KNG Is Charged With Murder of Secretary of Columbus Elks Club COLUMBUS Ga July 1G Mrs Beverly P Allen was in jail today charged with murder in the death of Anthony B King in sec retary of the Columbus Elks club with whom police naid she admitted fighting in his apartment at the club early Monday morning1 when she went to look for him after be coming alarmed over his failure to come home Mrs Allen police said told them she did not know King was serious ly hurt that she put medicine on his cuts after the fight that he took her home and that they made up SANTA MONICA Cal July 16 Been having a lot of trouble here lately getting some alfalfa to grow on my little patch of ground One span of grey mules dont look as well as they ought to according to what they arc eating I never missed a polo ball as much in my life as I did last Sunday Seen a couple of mighty poor movies here lately But soon as the market picks up you watch these mules go and this grass grow And pictures im prove I tell you its the stock mar ket crash last fall that did it Yours ft 1119 UcKtuchi SrnditiuCIM Parole Board Recommends Release of 16 Year Old Girl LINCOLN Nebr July 16 Mary G Lowe 16 year old Fort Smith Ark girl imprisoned for selling liquor to federal agents bus the Nebraska parole boards recom mendation for release from a 15 months sentence Transferred as a federal prisoner from Arkansas to the York Nebr womens reformatory Mary has lit tle more than six months of her term to serve if the United States attorney general in Washington does not concur in the recommendation of the Nebraska board The girl contends that snc sold I he liquor to the officers at her moHipfs order Markets at a Glance THEATER FRONT Manager of Milwaukee Movie House Suggests Union Trouble MILWAUKEE Wis July 16 dynamite bomb was exploded in front of the Grace theater a neighborhood movie house at a m today wrecking the front of the structure Paul Orsic manager Said the only motive he could ascribe for the bombing was a disagreement with an operator who wanted to join the union A stick of dynamite the fuse partly burned was found on tne roof of the theater after the blast The theater is at 1207 National avenue Rum Runner Collides With Motorist Runs CHICAGO July 10 rum runners car speeding into Chicago on a suburban highway with a cargo of alcohol crashed last night into another automobile killing the driver Clyde Reigbard and criti cally injuring his daughter Marie Ifi The driver of the cargo car fled XFW YORK July 16 tT Xuw York selling pres sure slrongly resisted prime rails firm leaders recover small decline Foreign Span ish peseta advances 14 points i OTFANTO July 09 was found dead by a fence in his farm yard this morn ing when a group of friends from Auitin drove in to visit with him A sudden attack of heart disease is believed to have caused bin death Mr Kuehl had been living alone since his wife died about three1 years ago There were no children in the family He is survived by two i sisters and one brother at St AnsI gar a sister Mrs Fred Beunow Olranlo and a brother living in j Waterloo and another in the state of Washington I was believed that Mr Kuehl had died late last evening The dis DKS MOINES July Ifi a volley of ap plause Congressman L J Dickin son candidate for United Slates senator opened the formal business session of the republican state con vention this afternoon After Iowas congressmen were escorted to the platform Henry K Peterson temporary chairman in troduced to the convention Sherman Vlyers of Anita who he said had cen attending republican conven tions for 40 years Nearly all of the 1081 delegates laVf of whom were women were using fans to alleviate tho close temperature of the convention hall Today was the hottest of the week in DCS Moincs The convention was called to or der at a m by Willis L Stern of Logan state chairman who was defeated an hour earlier for another term on the central committee Davis Gives Invocation After the invocation by the Rev C C Davis Logan the convention sang America with the Argonne post American Legion band accom panying Stern announced he would omit reading the convention call after which the bond played the Maine Stein song The galleries contained about 500 visitors but were far from filled Oley Nelson of Slater G A R vet sergeant at arms greeted the offi cial guests of the convention as they came to the platform Stern Presents Peterson Chairman Stern then presented Henry K Peterson of Council Bluffb to the delegates as temporary chair man Peterson at once began read ing his keynote address Mention of President Hoover a native of Iowa brot applause When Peterson asked Iowa republicans to pledge faith in the president the delegates cheered The convention also applauded Petersons approval of Alexander Lcgge as chairman of the federal farm board his praise of the partys congressional ticket and his men lion of Iowas list of governors Dickinson Gets Ovation Congressman Dickinson was given an ovation when Peterson referred to his candidacy for senator Petersons references to Dan Tur ner and a proposed income tax bill brot repeated applause His final words of praise for Turner brot pro longed cheers and shouts After Petersons speech each dis trict reported its members of four Tilm In 2 nlumn steady unfavor able weather forecast trade selling weak Brazilian ex change Chiengo reports showers Canada unsettled cash mar kets covery of the body was made short ly before noon iNotonous Gangster Is Killed in Detroit DETROIT July fi Ovcrstcin formerly identified with the notorious purple gang was found shot to death in nn alley at 0 a m today Overstein was the tenth victim of gang guns here in less than two weeks Police said he recently has been engaged in liquor operations He wni released several months ago from the sthtc reformatory Between Moslems ponding and Hindus Takes Place in Bengal LONDON July 30 Calcutta dispatches believed to have been blue pencilled heavily by censors today told of serious riot ing in eastern Bengal between Mos lems and Hindus The Daily Mail said that an area of over lr0 square milcf was af fected Four persons were killed and two wounded at Mymensingh and frantic calls for help were received from Kishorganj about 40 miles away All available troops and po lice wcie rushed to both places WEEKS FORECAST mostly fair Wednesday night mid Thursday slightly warmer Wednesday night In cast and Mouth portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tursdiiy SI Minimum in Afiffhl 1ft At A M WodniMlav 73 After three days of maximum temperature below SO the mercury for a brief time Tuesday rode above that mark The K oclock tempera ture Wednesday morning vvns 3 dc higher than that at a corres hour Tuesday and witli wind in the south and bright sun there were imiicalinns I hat a mixi mum nf between KS nnd 00 might bj registered before night AI oclock Wednesday aiUr noon the mercury hrvi ciimbcul tj the Oi ;