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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 21, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home H r 1 L R HIS 5 ART o j r or t o A nes MOINES IA VOL XXX VI FIVE OENT3 PER COPY NEWSPAPER THVi MAKES ALL NUKTH 1OVVANS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MAQOM PTTVTnW A UTrkMp A irTTTT cr lliY IOWA MONDAY JULY 21 1930UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SEKVICID N0 245 Dawes Too Outspoken Frankness Given as Reason for Pact Secrecy CHARLES 1 STEWART ASHIN GTON July 21 If there is any field of human endeavor more than all the oth ers mit together in which smart Aleckism is out of place it is the field of dipio macy This being the ease one can but marvel at the se lection of Charles G Dawes for the post of United States ambassa dor to London the most import ant foreign capital to which this I country sends a diplomatic rep re1 sentative Sent there he was howt ever Hence most of the subsequent turmoil over the AngloJapanese Amencan naval treaty It would have been fought auyway doubtless ISevertheless the state departments inability to publish all the corre spondence relating to it furnished its opponents with the bulk of their ammunition And the part that Sec retary Stimson could not disclose was Ambassador Dawes partas too smartAlecky rnoill ALL ACCOUNTS the Chi A cagoan had hardly anything to do with the naval negotiations after the conference actually had started he did have a good deal to do with the preliminary conversations That is he talked with Premier MacDonald and other high English officials it is understood with the French Italian and Japa ceso ambassadors and various of their assistants in the British cap ital preparing the ground for the more formal discussions to follow Concerning all these chats he re ported voluminously to Washington That In doing so he employed many expressions even stronger than Maria so its said per would not fcavc taaUprsd an much if he had spoken flatteringly clothe assorted functionaries with came In ract Unluckily liewas far from favorably im pressed by some of them and it appears that he referred to vhat he deemed their shortcomings with ex traordinary candor Incidentally lin indulged in a few pungencies relative to certain sena tors uit that was of less conse quence they were antiadministra tion senators anyhow yHIS AT ALL EVENTS was the i sort of literature which Senator Hiram Johnson of California and his fellow critics of the naval agree Turn to Capo 10 Column 2 Nations WEST COAST AND I AIDS T0 ENDURANCE FLYERS WAY DOWN EAST STATES COOLER 1BERS FOILED AT EMETSBURG Few Pennies Net Toll of Four Entrances to Palo Alto Firms EMMETSBURG July bitious robbers raided three oil sta tions and a hardware store here early this morning but escaped only with a few pennies according to the proprietors The firms whose tills were sacked are the White Eagle the Skelly and the Cham pi in oil stations and the Ryan and Severson Hardware com pany In each instance the thieves gained entrance by neatly removing the glass from one of the doors The till was the only property which seemed to be tampered with in each of the buildings AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Mono of my folks was worldly but Brother Ren always would pat his foot to a lively hymn Columbus Ohio Leads Hot Districts With 112 Degrees CHICAGO July 21 naj tions weather remained today a burning issue Excepting only the oceanfavored New England and Pacific coast states most sections of the country had 100 degree temperatures facing them again following a sunseared Sabbath Each section too counted the cost in lives lost crops de stroyed and In the millions discom forted A survey of the 48 states amountI ed in essence to the simple gramI matical job of comparing an adi hotter hottest1 Colum bus Ohio with an official 112 de1 grees rated the superlative Vir ginia Maryland West Virginia saw red in their thermometers at 10S or I better I Many Deaths Reported j Official readings of 100 degrees or higher were taken in the states of Ohio Michigan Maryland West Virginia Kansas Wisconsin In diana Illinois Iowa Nebraska Mis smpi Arizona California and in the disifiict of Columbia Deaths were reported from wide ly separated sections There were many drownings as the nations swimming pools and beaches Turn to raso 2 Column II Kills Spouse With Shotgun While Asleep Rockwell City Woman Is Victim of Insane Delusions ROCKWELL CITY July21 Mrs Joe Swanson of Farnhamville confessed slayer of her husband t5 day was in the Calhoun county jail here awaiting a hearing Apparently ill from a nervous dis order and harboring the illusion that someone was coming to take her away Mrs Swanson yesterday told Sheriff John Dellinger that she had shot and fatally wounded her husband early Sunday morning as he lay asleep in their farm home near Farnhamville 1 am very sorry but T wanted him to go with me was the constantly reiterated story she told county officials at the jail Aivsibencd Early According to Calhoun authorities she had awakened early procured a shotgun that was kept in the bouse and had gone upstairs svhere she shot who was in bed His mother Mrs Andrew Swan son Cowrie asleep in the lower bedroom heard the shot and found the may lying downstairs where he had staggered after being shot Swanson was taken to a Fort Dodge hospital after Dr Farlow of Farnhamville and Sheriff Dellingei had been called Swanson died at noon Llvo on Farm The Swansons lived on a farm purchased two years ago They have two sons aged 4 and 7 Neighbors said that Mrs Swan son had suffered from a nervous ailment A doctor and nurse weic called to the Calhoun county jail when Mrs Swanson became ill after her arrival there County Attorney A T Horton Is expected to return here today to conduct the hearing Flames Thot to Have Started From Stove A defective oil stove is believed by firemen to have been the origin of a blaze early Sunday afternoon in a box car remocleltJ for a dwelling at 372f Pennsylvania avenue north east The structure was occupied by John LaKoff and belongs to Htnry Britven A handpump was used to extinguish the blaze which rcsuUel in practically no loss Isaoctatcti Iltnln William lireivstcr left and Percy Oimfoe aro piloting the refuel ing plane for Dale Jackson and Forrest OTSrinc in their iittcmpt o re gain the endurance flyinff record ut St Louis OBrine anil Jackson latter a former Winnchngn comity hoy lyent aloft Monday niorn Ingtotry lo fhn mark of 354 hours set by the City of Chicago Murder Suspect Is Ordered Released by County Attorney WASHINGTON July 21 Emmett Peacock held in connec tion with the slaying of two Wash ington county law officers was re leased today upon the order of County Attorney George Morrison Morrison and Ray Scott state agent withdrew charges against the former convict after William Bailey watchman who was the only witness to the slayings retracted his identification of Peacock The Anamosa mans fingerprints also were said to have been found to vary frori thoseon the auto mobile in which the slayer escaped Morrison Scott and Bailey spent two hours yesterday conferring with the prisoner who had been held in the county jail here since his arrest a week after the crime Bailey with drew his positive statements that Peacock was the man he saw shoot Sheriff Fred Sweet and Marshal Aaron Bailey He said that in the excitement he may have been rather disturbed and become uncertain as to the iden tity of the slayer George Gorman of Cedar Rapids Peacocks attorney came today and took Peacock home to Anamosa Markets at a Glance NEW YORK leaders off 2 lo 5 points rails steady artivii shares break 1 to 4 points Foreign ster ling advances weak cables and favorable crop advices lower spot market Brazilian sup port CHICAGO large visible sup ply increase good rains Iowa lower Three Are Found Hacked to Death in Blazing Farm Home GENEVA 111 July 21 r A Anderson 55 his wife 48 and their son IS wero found hacked to death in their farm home near here early this morning when neighbors were aroused by fire which had gained considerable headway in the residence A brother of the woman Charles Larsen 40 asleep on the second floor of the home was awakened by smoke and discovered the bodies He was held by police for questioning Sheriffs in reconstructing the crime indicated their belief that the woman probably killed her husband and son with a lorn handled and then slew herself by using n hatchet as n knife Andersons body was found acros3 hia bed with deep gashes in the head and body The sou Willis was found in another room cut heal en and unconscious He died without regaining consciousness Mrs An derson was found on the living room floor her wrists and throat cut and a hand ax nearby Larsen said he was aroused by smoke and left the house by an out side exit Neighbors found him at tempting to break Into a lower win dow of the house when they were attracted by smoke and flames The beds of Anderson and the son were burning when Larsen and the neighbors found the bodies Sheriff Urch said financial trou bles may have been the cause of the slayings Leaves Door Open Burglars Walk In CHICAGO July 21 The night was so hot that Dr Christo pher S ONel left the door of his apartment open That was just right for two armed men who walked in with pointed pistols and robbed Dr ONcil and his guest of jewelry valued nt more than SI1000 Ah well the oldtime religion isnt wholly dead in a land where the senate is scored of a Cedar Kiipids Gazette VACANT CHAIRS WITNESSES LAST TOAST Lone Veteran Honors His I Comrades of Last Mans Club OTILLWATER Minn July 21 Ml vacant chairs draped in black stood as silent sen tinels around a banquet table today wicnesses that Charley Lockwood carry out the covenant of the last mans club Lockwood 87 years old is the last manand today the clubs only law required oC him what he considered the hardest task of his life the dramatic labor of drinking a toast to 33 Civil war comrades who died before him and left him with the honor he has found empty Bouquets ISeforc Chairs Before each chair stood a bouquet of flowers Before Lockwoods plate was placed the bottle of Old Bur gundy wine which the club set aside at its foundation in 1885 for just this event But the wine like the honor has soured and a sip of it was all that Lockwood asked to keep his pledge Tonight the bottle will be turned over to a historical so ciety Locliwood and his fellows were survivors of Company B First Min nesota voluntary infantry and to days wierd banquet like those each year before was on the anniversary of the first battle of Bull Run in which the companys losses were ex ceeded only by Gettsyburp Each year fewer attended the reunions and at the last meetings only Lock wood Peter Hall and Charles Goff answered roll call Only Ono Left But Hall and Goff died during the past year and only one of that group who marched away to answor Lincolns call for volunteers in 1S01 lived to come today and so the cluba destiny of dissolution had been reached Today the banquet hall had i tone of deep solemnity in contrast with those meetings before when great feats with many bottles of wine brot the old campaigners to gether for a day each year Always every member felt confident that he would be last Lockwooil said admitting to this feeling himself t Nearly Score lowans Hurt in Accidents Five Are Injured in Smashups Near to Mason City By THE ASSOCIATED Ill ESS Weekend accident and drown ngs in Iowa caused the deaths of five lowans and injuries to near ly a score Motoring mishaps causeit three deaths and two were drowned One man was accidentally shot and one woman prostrated by the heat The dead Claude Miller 19 of Pershimj drowned in the Des Moinw river in Marion county Gerald Schiefen 4 Akron drowned in the Sioux river near warden John Hogan Jeaup was killed when his car collided with that of R E Nesbitt of Waterloo five miles cast of Waterloo Simony evening With Nesbitt were his wife and two children none of whom was ser iously hurt Mrs William Voshell was killed when cars driven by Jack Shriver of Spirit Lake and C A Eagan of Estherville collided near Spirit Turn to THRO 2 Column Charles E Pickett 64 Waterloo Attorney Dies Congressman Former Was Leader Among Republicans WATERLOO July 21 p Charles E Picket Gi former United States congressman and iromincut attorney died at his lome here Sunday after a lingering illness Uremic poisoning acute since Wednesday caused his death Long identified with the republi can party Pickett gained prom neuce not only in his profession nit as an orator largely because ot liis position as grand exalted ruler of the B P O E in 1901 and 1D02 Born in Iowa Pickett was born in Bonaparte Van Buren county Iowa Jan ll 1866 but had been a resident of this community most of his life After bis training in the Waterloo schools he attended the State Uni versity of Iowa from whose law school he was graduated 40 years ago He was a regent of the university from 1895 to 190G and a man from 1908 to 1912 introducing iu the latter post the conservation bill His political career also included the chairmanship of the republican state convention and in 1B22 candi dacy for the republican nomination for United States senator He had been grand chancellor Knights of Pythias of Iowa and supreme rep resentative Senior Member Pickett was the senior member of Pickett Swisber and Farwcll and was widely knovn in his profession as a corporation lawyer He was vice president of the Pioneer Na tional bank of Waterloo and a di rector of the Fanners Loan and Trust company Besides his widow he Is survived by a daughter India and two sons Charles and Edgar Funeral arrangements have not been completed E Carey a leading Cedar Rapids businessman is another of the five surviving children ATEN IN TRIES AT RESERVATION Body Expects to Adjourn After Considering Appointments BUTLER PIONEER DRUGGIST DIE Dr F A Burrows 75 Is Victim of Sudden Stroke DUMONT July pioneer businessman and physician of But ler county Dr F A Burrows 73 died suddenly here last evening while sitting onhis front porch con versing with neighbors He had on crated the drug store here for the past 15 years About 10 days ago Dr Burrows was overcome by the heat He re covered seemingly however and yesterday took a drive about tht country near town H is believed that his death was caused either by a sudden heart attack or apoplexy Pie is survived by Mrs Burrows and one son Lowell Burrows who has operated the drug store with father during the past three years Funeral arrangements are being postponed pending the arrival of Dr Burrows sister from Los An Cal Emmetsburg Man Injured in Avoiding Collision EMMETSBURG July Graveland 21 received a broken last evening near here when Ihe car he was driving landed In the ditch Ho staled that ho was attempting lo avoid a collision with an other motorist who was meeting him His companion was not scri ously hurl Says BEVERLY HILLS Cal July 21 comein from the Salinas Cal rodeo A real show Done mostly by local cowpunchers and real old ranchers Five hundred mounted So the horse is coming stronger than ever A parade of floats at night that would compare with Pasadenas famous show If you think there is no unem ployment just look at these E flat golf courses and see the amount of people out of work Its wonderful exercise You slnnd o your feel tot hours watching somebody else put I Its just the old fahsfasiiioned pool hall moved outdoors but with no chairs around the hall Yours Lee Gehlbach Is Leading AllAmerican Flying Derby i ST LOUIS July ift OEriue and Dale Jackson for mer holders of the worlds endur ance refueling championship took to the air at a m C H T to day in an attempt to regain the title now Ueld by the Hunter Brothers remained in the air ro4 hours at Chicago More than 500 persons saw the take off from LambnrtSt Louis i field The flyers should they succeed will be thefirst to lose the endur ance championship and then regain it Their old mark of 420 hours set here a year ago in a flight that focused nation wide attention on St Louis was shattered by the Hunter brothers WASHINGTON July 21 W senate today ratified he naval treaty WASHINGTON luly 21 The V senate today rejected the reser vation of Senator Walsh democrat Massachusetts to the London rmvtil treaty asserting it lo be the policy of this government to favor con struction of all the ships allowed by the pact The senate adopted the Norrh reservation to the treaty stipulating that no approval is given by ratiCi cation to any secret agreement 01 understandings which may exist in relation to the pact KPjecls Johnson Pliui The senate rejected r7 to S tlio reservation of Senator Johnson re publican California providing Unit all oC the IS eight inch gun intisoi s allowed the United States by thu treaty be constructed during th life of the treaty Ratification was urged during the clay by Senators Wagner New York and Thomas Oklahoma democrats Indications were that a might be had tomorrow Opponents appeared tired and worn with the fight and the heat as temperatures neared record heights McKellnr Beaten Without debate the senate then rejected 58 to 9 the reservation of Senator McKellnr democrat Ten I nessec providing for freedom of the leas in time of war us well as In peace With the treaty out of the way the senate planned an almost Im mediate adjournment President Hoover has submitted a group til nominations including the reorgan ized federal power commission il was arranged thnt these be ap proved unless serious opposition arises in which case they would Iv deferred unti the regular session next December RIVAL CREWS CHAT ROOSEVELT FIELD N Y July 21 crews of two endur ance Red and the with each other by radio over Roosevelt fields today as they idled thru the first hours of their efforts to exceed the 551 hour record of Chicagos Hunter brothers The two planes went up last night within fi5 seconds of each other and each had its first refueling this morning j The green ship got JO gallons of gasoline at a m and at it took on 30 gallons more and i breakfast for the crews At fi oclock the red ship got gas oline breakfast and the morning papers Mass Vacation Is Given 28000 Chicago Workmen CHICAGO July 21 Col Robert T Randolph association of commerce president believes to be the first mass vacation ever granted American industry ends this week when 28000 employes of the Western Electric company return to work The company is largest employer of labor When the factory gates open a week from today Col Randolph said every employe from office boy to highest executive will resume work after a twoweeks vacation with pay SRe GEHLBACH LEADING BUFFALO N Y July 21 Lee Gehlbach of Detroit flying a low wing Commandaire led the 18 entries of the allAmerican flying 111 Vf Kansas City Finds Burglars Going in for Endurance Stuff KANSAS CITY July 21 the wake of others come the bur glary endurance contest Forming hnsty judgment polio 5nvc the championship to Hookci Carter and Robert Highley found straining under the weight of n pound anvil They bad already load ed a 14inch bellows Into a motor car The officers a few momenta later admitted the award premature Thiiy are willing lo concede the title to whoever stole a fOO pound hammer from a contractors pile driver IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Monday nifjlit iiiul Tuesday prrrrdril hy Ihiin ilcnitorrns in tho southeast por tion jMonilay iiflrrnoon Cooler Monday night nindcrntn cm peraturn Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for hour period ending at B oclock Mondav morn ing Maximum Sunday J7 Minimum in At 8 A M Monday 71 Figures for 21 hour period ciulius at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Siilnrilay lli in NifIH At K A M Sunday iS A burning southwest wind Sun day caused some anxiely unions farmers as lo the outcome of their corn crop The leaves on corn stalkp were curling and the silk in somo itslnnces clrvin un in the dry wind ;