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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home H L 0 N C R HIS C M i ART DEPT Or IOVA XXXVI FIVE CENTS PEH COPY tlEWSVAlEK THAI MAHKSj ALL NORTH lOWANS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKVIUB MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 19 1930 UNrrED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 2dT Senate May Make Probe Nye Wants Details of Imprisonment of Mooney By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON July 19 CPA federal antllynching leg islation never has been enact ed it has been urged at various times much to the indignation of states which evidently sus pected that their own records in the matter o f mob violence pri marily were re sponsible for the suggestion Its advocated argument has been tnar it is all very well for Uncle Sam to leave the protec tion of individuals to their respec tive state authorities provided that the latter do actually protect them it is up to Uncle Sam himself to furnish such protection if the state authorities fail to attend to it This dispute promises to come up in congress again next winter in a new connection with the Tom Mooney and Warren K Billings case EVEN tho Mooney and Billings may be freed in the meantime the former from San Quentin and the latter from Folsom penitentiary in California it does not follow that a demand will not be made in tho senate when it meets in December for an investigation of the pairs long imprisonment The finding of John MacDonald the key witness whose testimony maftily was responsible for Mooneys and Billings conviction as perpe trators of the San Francisco Pre paredness day bombing in 1918 and hia repetition of his previous admis Turn to Page 8 Column 4 70 DEAD SCORES TYPHOON Thousands Homeless After Disaster on Japanese Islands TOKYO July ID I Incomplete reports from typhoon stricken Kyu shu island tonight listed 70 known dead more than 100 missing 737 injured 4200 houses destroyed and more than 13000 homes damaged Hundreds of boats were sunk or missing in the storm which struck yesterday the wind at one time reaching a velocity of 112 miles an hour Tn Nagasaki prefecture there were 37 dead 450 injured Fukuoka pre fecture repotted 17 dead 90 missing and 104 injured These districts re ceived the heaviest scourging from the typhoon Estimates of the damage in these prefectures included 19000000 yen about 59500000 at Kagoshima and 20000000 yen at Nagasaki The total property loss probably will ex ceed 100000000 yen Osage Boy Is Rising Rapidly as Banker Employed in Chicago OSAGE July 19 Duane Moore son of Mr and Hrs Frank Moore who is working for the Continental Illinois Bank and Trust company in Chicago filling a vacancy as teller in the savings department has been promoted to the corporate trust de partment This Is the third promo tion he has received in the 10 months that he has been with the bank KILLING MOTHER Manslaughter Charg FLOYD MAN HELD IN COUNTY JAIL iN BUTLER CASE Merle Murphy 26 Dies Lou Swant of Marble Rock Accused A LLISON July Swant farmer near Marble Rock who is being held in the Floyd county jail facing charges of illegal posses sion of liquor also may be charged with manslaughter Monday local officials state The charge will be dependent up in the result of a coroners inquest scheduled for Monday into the death of Merle Murphy 26 farmer living just across the But ler county lino near Marble Rock Murphy local officers believe died from poisonous alcohol sold to him at a dance Thursday night by Swant Has Two Children Affidavits from four other men in the neighborhood who were ser iously ill following the drinking of Swants product have been obtained by Sheriff H W Burma Thefe names will not be released until af ter the inquest The affidavits sub stantiate the fact that Murphy pur chased the liquor from Swant Tho dead man is survived by his wife and two small children He had been a resident of the community for some time and had a wide ac quaintance thruout the northern part of the county Family Has Kecord In a raid on the Swant home yps terday Sheriff Burma and Sheriff P A Sadler Floyd county found a quart of liquor hidden in the wood pile The Floyd county official placed Swant under arrest and he is now in the Floyd jail at Charles City awaiting arraignment The Swant family has been cur rant in the police and crime news of Floyd county during the winter Cecil Swant a son of the arrested man is out on bond on a bootleg ging charge and Harold Swan in other son is out on parole after be ingsentenced for stealing oats The dance at which Murphy made the purchase was held at the Shorty Piersol farm AUNT MET By Robert Quillen 1 uuj i is much weight as Ella May did but I never diri like the way a toy balloon looks with half of the air out MRS G TEGARD DIES OF POISON Funeral Arrangements to Be Made Later for Mason City Resident Mrs Charles A Tegard 56 years of age 901 Adams avenue south west died at a local hospital Sat urday morning from the effects of taking poison Friday noon She had been suffering from nervous dis orders for some time and relatives believe that melancholia from her health led her to commit suicide She was found Friday night when her husband returned from work A physician was summoned and she was taken to a hospital where her condition was considered hopeless by physicians Funeral arrangements have not been completed The body is now at the McAuley funeral home Mrs Tegard whose maiden name was Mathilda Girkin was born March 6 1874 in Kewanee 111 Seven years ago she moved to Ma nn City from Kewanee and had since made her home here Her first husband preceded her in death eight years ago She ia survived by her husband Charles A Tegard to whom she was married in 1925 one son E A Ward 2127 South Federal avenue one daughter Mrs Lee Hurlbutt Galva 111 dree brothers Edward Martin and William Girkin nil of Kewanee and four sisters Mrs George Martin Prophetstown 111 Mrs Roscoe Roberts and Mrs Ed ward Witt both of Kewanee and Miss Nettie Girkin Chicago III Stricken by Paralysis FOREST CITY July Howes proprietor of the Wilson Highway cafe suffered a stroke of paralysis in his right leg Thursday afternoon Follow Liquor Death BEVERLY HILLS Cal July 19 I got a great scheme for univer sal peace This United States of Europe that Briand is forming in Europe with 20 nations in it to be run like our 48 states are Well here is the scheme Have them adopt pro hibition and that will start em n11 arguing over it so much that it will get their minds off war You cant fight and argue prohibition You are useless for anything else on earth Yours P S and if this friendship of na tions works over there lets put Arizona and California in it We cant get cm to work with our bunch ASKED GERMAN DICTATORSHIP FIGHT LAGS TO PERMIT READING FOR AMENDMENT Naval Pact Opponents Being Accused of Filibuster T17ASHINGTON July 10 fight against the London naval treaty let up long enough today in the senate to permit the reading of the treaty text for amendments It was the first break in the I steady flow of speeches against the I pact since early in the week when the proponents left the burden of j debate to the opposition In response to Senator Johnsonj republican California who asked about procedure for disposition of the treaty Vice President Curtis ruled that after it had been con sidered article by article the reso lution of ratification could not be taken up until the following day Opponents Ask Questions That will be Monday inquired Johnson who had sat down for a moment of rest Yes And it will be open to debate asked Senator Moses republican New Hampshire another of the op ponents Yes responded Curtis Murmurs ot filibuster were heard with increasing frequency but Turn lu Inso 2 Column 3t Chiincnllnr Helnrioli lirurninsr who Jod the German cabinets de mand on President Von Hindenhun inset that the Reichstag be dis solved and a dictatorship installed lo pass u financial bill the cabinet believed essential to Hits financial security of the nation The measure calls for an additional income tux of Iwci and u half per cent on tax payers anil civil service employes REDS TAKE 1ST FROM PHILLIES Cards Defeat Giants 4 to 1 in First Game of Doubleheader PHILADELPHIA July 10 Cincinnati Reds took the first game of todays doubleheader with the Phillies 10 to 3 Ford made a home run in the ninth Cincinnati 110 020 213 10 15 0 Philadelphia 010 100 100 3 10 3 Benton Gooch Hansen Elliott Collins and Rensa Cards Bunch HKs NEW YORK July The St Louis Cardinals bunched five of the eight hits in two innings to de feat the Giants to 1 in the first game of todays doubleheader St Louis 200 200 8 1 New York 010 000 7 1 Haines nnl Wilson Walker Pruett and OFarrell Commits Suicide and Bequeaths Body to U NORWAY July 19 Roe 50 proprietor of a garage here committed suicide today by shooting himself n the moulh with a revolver He left a note to his son Oakie directing him to give his body to the University of Iowa No reason for Hoes act was given in tho not Blanket of Heat Again Spread Over America From Atlantic to Rockies Nation Is Cooking I5y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS From the crowdrilled surf of the Atlantic seaboard to the Rocky mountains the United States suf fered today under a blanket of heat and in the east stewed in the juices of oppressive humidity Temperatures in the upper eigh ties and in the nineties were the general rule and before midday ther mometers stood at 100 degrees in Lancaster and Sandusky Ohio at 101 in Hagertown Met at 9fl in Jefferson City Mo and at ia hottest July 19 in the books Reports gathered from every sec tion of the country by the Associa ted Press indicated that the far west Asheville N Car with n com paratively cool 82 and Vermont and New Hampshire with scattered showers and a trace of a brcaze were about tlic only vicinities ex empt from the general oppreKsion In the middle west notably in Kansas and Missoud the heat un accompanied there by humid IOWAN KILLED Huge Rock Severs Montrose Mans Head From His Body MONTROSE July 19 rockslide in the McManua slone quarry yesterday killed George Johnson 15 of Galland and prob ably fatally injured Circey Hardin A huge rock rolled down upon Johnson severing his bead from bis body Hardin is in a Forf Madison hospital where his condition is termed as critical Walker Marshall another work er was slightly injured when fall ing rock crushed three fingers of bis ricrht hand WITNESS SNORES IN BIG WAY BUT HE WONT NEXT TIME EVANSTON 111 July 19 They said James T Nichols was speeding hut he poohpoohed the allegation The officers are mistaken he said with easy nonchalance to Jus tice of the Peace Barbous and I shall prove it by my witness Mil ton Hughes Very well said the court we shall call Mr Hughes He raised his voice calling Milton Hughes Milton Hughes Nothing happened Everything re mained status too except Mr Nichols who seemed annoyed Inasmuch as you have no tviL ness said tho court it is my duty to fine you 550 and costs Mr Nichols more annoyed than ever started to walk out of the courtroom He paused as a deep noted snore sounded thru the room Ah ha said Mr Nichols his gaze fastened upon a man sitting nearby snoozing in a big way my witness So they gave Nichols a new trial today with the understanding that the witness Hughes would be awake Mr Nichols with a deter mined and meaningful glance at Mr Hughes said the witness would positively and absolutely be pres ent not only in body but also con scion GERMANY TO BE UNDER CONTROL OF THREE MEN Reich Will Be Without Parliament Until September BERLIN July 19 entered today upon a period of political interim during which the reich will be without a parliament guided by the president and cab inet The dissolution of the reichstag yesterday has left political observers watching with interest the course of the government in which Presi dent von Hlndenburg his chancel lor Henrich Bruening and the min ister of finance Dr Herman Die trich will be the dominating trium virate Political observers felt certain that the president were he B young er man would assume active control of the situation but believed it pos sible that Chancellor Bruenlng and the cabinet really would govern always with the approval of the octogenarian chief executive The president left last night for the liberated Rhineland regions which he is visiting for the first time since the war On Sept 14 the German people will go to the polls to elect new members of the reichstag in succes sion to those sent home by the chan cellor yesterday when they voted 236 to 221 to revoke his enactment by decree the day before of the finance ministrys new tax program See Little Hope Those willing to prognosticate re sults of the general elections could not see much hope for betterment of the situation existing in the last reichstag wJinn the chambers mem bership was divided among 33 par ties and the coalition governments never could muster any real strength The chancellor appealed to the country today to decide its own fu ture in the elections charging that the reichstag has refused to the reich the means for carrying out Us tasks Is Taken From Man in Parked Auto Two Youthful Robbers Steal Money From Jasper Jacobs Jasper Jacobs 202 Fifth street northeast was robbed of Fri day night while he was parked in a car with n girl friend one mile west and onefourth mile north of the American Beet Sugar company he reported to police Two young men with a gun robbed him of the money after sneaking up to his automobile The robbery occurred about oclock at night The men who ap proached Jacobs unexpectedly were both well dressed and were young The money taken from htm was in and SI denominations Jacobs who works in the Charles City territory for Swift and com pany told police that one of the robbers wore a light shirt and dark Turn In 1URo 2 Column PRESIDENT WILL HEAD DRIVE FOR RIGID ECONOMY Hoover Directs Inquiry to Determine How to Cut Costs T17ASHINGTON July 19 HOLSTEIN BOY 14 COMMITTED BRUTAL MURDER ester Mohr Says He First Stunned His Mother With Brick LTOLSTEIN July 19 con fession of Lester Mohr 14 that ic killed his mother Mrs Gus Mohr after becoming infuriated following an argument over some work she wanted done cleared up one of the most brutal slayings in the history of northwestern Iowa The lad who is being held in the county jail at Ida Grove confessed ate last night to County Attorney 3corge Clark Jr that he killed his mother Thursday afternoon The at torney said Mohr told of arguing with his mother In the farm yard and that he grabbed a brick which lie threw at her but missed He said ho grasped another which he also tossed at her hitting his mother in the head stunning her The confession reveals that the boy struggled with his mother and in some manner wedged her haad between a fence and a tree He then admitted that he beat her again biit that she regained consciousness escaping into the house and locking the doors Mohr admitted getting his shot gun and shooting thru a screen door to gain entrance to the house Upon entering he shot his mother with the shotgun his confession says Afterwards he said he sbotJier to the head with his rifle Officials had temporarily released the boy Friday morning but rear rested him for questioning later in the day Arraignment cm a murder charge will probably be held some time Monday County Attorney George Clar Jr snlcl SHAMROCK RUNS INTO BIG GALE Captain Expects to Complete Crossing Within One Month PORTSMOUTH England July 19 P A gale she encountered an liour after departing for New York I today halted Sir Thomas Uptons i challenger Shamrock V on her voy age to try to lift the Americas cup forcing an anchorage off Ryder Pier The Shamrock will compete with an American defender in the British sportsmans fifth attempt to recap ture for England the Americas cup emblematic of world yachting su premacy Captain Heard expected to reach the Azores in seven days and to complete the ocean crossing dan gerous for so small and frail a craft within one month j Have High Hopes The entire Shamrock expedition which includes 22 members of th Shamrocks crew as well as the j Reunion Plans Complete COULTKR July annual WaldemarAudcrson reunion will be held Sunday at the East tourist park at Mason City Eighty mem bers In different points in Iowa and Minnesota will attend the direction of President Hoover beads of the government 1 1J r 1 departments nrc conducting a rigid Annual Waldemar inquiry into expenditures to see if savings can be made during the present fiscal year The object of their search is to reduce disbursements below the budget estimates as a means of off setting a possible drop in govern ment revenue due to the business depression This was announced by Presidenl Hoover in a statement issued late yesterday in response to the ques tions of newspaper correspondents Finances Discussed The cabinet members and beads of independent agencies have unj dcrtakcn a searching Inquiry Inlo every branch of the government he said as to methods by which economies may be trot about for the fiscal year without interfering with Ibe program of aid to unemploy ment I am confident that ivc will find res for vry considerable re ductions of outliiv below the Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy mid Sunilny Might possibility f showers Saturday or Saturday not quito sri warm in south pnr tlon Saturday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS Turn In 2 Column 2 Confessed Slayer Asks Writ of Habeas Corpus DES MOINES July 19 TV Judge Lester L Thompson has under consideration a habeas cor pus writ applied for by Russell K Ivnrlson confessed killer of Harry Ogilvie former police captain to obtain his liberty on bonds A hearing of the application was completed yesterday Karlson has been held in the county jail since the shooting He pleaded selfde fense when arraigned on a charge of first degree murder Markets at a Glance NEW YORK July 19 Stocks heavy leaders sag under weekend profit taking Bonds firm trading dull Curb irregular United Founders louche1 new low Foreign exchanges firm Canad ian documents strong Cotton firm firm cables Sugar holiday Coffee holiday CIlfCAOO big export sales high temperature all belts Turn tn IIIKC 1 Inlnmn 11 CLUBMAN SHOT BY POLICEMAN Chicago Attorney Is Stopped From Killing Young Woman CHICAGO July 19 prominent John H Roemer wealthy clubman nnd wellknown corpora tion lawyer was shot and probably fatally wounded early today by a policeman in Hie busy uptown sec tion of Sheridan roul Broadway and Montrose avenue Roemer was holding the point of H pistol against the bead of a young woman when Officer Slrand berg ran up deflecting the aim just us the fiOyearold attorney pulled the trigger Roemer then turned the gun toward the policc mnn who opened fire Bullets from the officers weapon entered Roe mers bead and doctors doubted if be would survive I dont know why T tried to lull her T had never saen her before police tjuoted Roemer as saying at the hospital I had been drinking I didnt know what I was doing The woman he sought to kill was Miss Susan Kem 17 years old who was accompanied by Gerald Lay cock GlobeGazette weather figures far 24 hnur period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Mnxinnim Friday 87 Minimum in Nlfflit 57 At 8 A M Sutunlay 70 Trace of Ibiin AHbn clouds obscured the aur most of Friday it didnt bring relief from the standpoint of humidity The day was what is called in ordi nary parlance sticky In the eve ning there was a spit of rain but it was shortlived and failed to coo Ihings off to any appreciable ex lcnt Rain continued as a bright prospect Saturday forenoon At 3 ocfock Saturday afternoon the temperature had readied the 9J degree mark WEEKS FORECAST For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri Valleys and the northern and central great plains Relief from extreme warmth south portion probably by or before middle of week mostly moderate tempera tures north portion some probabil ity of at least local showers within first half of week Mostly fair latter half ;