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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home H R L 0 N E R H I 5 MEM ART OP IOWA MOINES A VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAI MAKES ALL NOKTH 1OWANS NK1UH1JOKS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 22 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 246 Quorum Is Big Worry Pact Men Had Two Thirds Long Ago By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON July 22 SPA Keeping a quor um together has been tee major i t y principal worry all thru the extra ses sions debate in the U S senate over the London naval treaty The marjority started off with plenty of votes to ratify the treaty T h e y were sure enough of that To ratify a treaty takes two thirds but the twothirds were available from the soon as they could be cast The problem was to arrive at a showdown With a twothird majority or more in the treatys favor it may seem as if this ought to have been under the senate rules a lot of things look easy that are not T INLESS the senate decides other u wise each senator is entitled once he starts to talk to discuss any pending measure for as long as he likes This means that a very small group of them can stall off a vote on any given proposition almost in definitely by taking oratorical turns The house of representatives long ago put a time limit on speeches but the house has no voice in ratify ing treaties The senate also can adopt cloture and occasionally it does but it is very unwilling to do so It takes great pride in unlimited debate In the matter of naval treaty for in I stance many senators who were anxious from the outset to vote for the treaty itself nevertheless would have voted against curtailing speechmaking concerning it minoritys Initial strategy was to continue speaking until majority dwindled be Itlie required number to hold le J sessions at all hat is to say a mere twothirds the senators present in the cham ber when a vote is taken do not ne cessarily count for parjimentary purposes as twothirds There must be twothirds of a quo rum being a sufficient number to transact business legally In the sen ates case a quorum consists of at least 49 senators Let the attendance persistently fall below that minimum and the antitreatyites plan was to say Evidently our quorum is gone for Turn to 1nso 8 Column KIN COWS SWIM SOMEONE HELP OUT OFFICER OMALLEY PITTSBURGH July 22 little red line in the drug store thermometer hit 96 Patrolmen Birch and OMalley stood in the shade of an awning and mopped their brows Its got me suddenly gasped OMalley clapping n hand to his forehead LIlIook he stam mered Birch looked Down ono of the northsides busiest streets cams a the run OMalley pinched himself then followed Birch in suit After on hours chaso thru swel tering traffic they stopped the banks of the Allegheny river Say kin cows swim asked OMalley as they led their capLive to the police station When they find her owner theyre going to ask him AUNT MET By Kobert Quillen Nothing seems bad after you got used to it an the woniRn you feel sorriest for is just as well satisfied with thcirselves as anybody else President Hoover Signs London Naval Pact TREATY GOES TO ENGLAND JAPAN FOR RATIFYING Members of Senate Free to Prepare for Fall Campaigns TTTASHINGTON July 22 London naval limitations treaty was signed today by President Hoover The pact limiting for the first time all types of fighting craft for the United States Great Britain and Japan was ratified yesterday by the senate President Hoover signed the treaty in the east room of the white house with Secretaries Stimson and Adams and Senators Reed republi can Pennsylvania and Robinson democrat Arkansas all of whom were delegates to the London con ference looking on The other three American delegates Ambassadors Morrow Gibson and Dawes are at their foreign posts Bears Senate Approval The treaty today bore the ap proval of the senate and awaited ratification by Great Britian and Japan before becoming effective Meanwhile the members of the senate free after 19 months of al most continuous session journeyed to their homes to seek rest and re laxation and prepare for the coming campaigns The treaty was ratified 58 to 9 late yestered and adjournameut sine die followed almost at once The senate will reassemble in Decem ber for the regular short session ending March 4 1931 Hud Trio of Opponents Before approving the treaty the legislators adopted the Norris res ervation setting for the under Tum to FaRn 2 Cnlumn Stone Cousin to Death and Conceal Body COFFEYVILLE Kans July 22 Carlyslc Ciillison 10 and his brother Isaac 8 yesterday con fessed they had stoned to death their cousin Donald Fox 8 and thrown his body into the Verdigris river Police questioned the pair when their cousins battered body was re covered The boys said they had en gaged in a rock fight during which Donald was knocked down struck in the head with another stone and his body carried to the river and tossed in ST LOUIS MAN PUT ON STAND Testifies on Activities of Chi cago Reporters and Gangsters CHICAGO July 22 Harry T Brundidge whose articles in the St Louis Star have hinted at graft and racketeering among Chicago news papermen had a chance today to give detailed information concern ing his published statements to the county grand jury The investigation of the Jake Lingle murder was the occasion that drew Brundidge to Jhicago recently As a result of that assignment he wrote articles declaring that Lingle a Tribune reporter was not alone in his friendships and alleged traffick ing with gangsters Brundidges appearance was ex pected to provide the testimony that will be heard by the July grand jury so far as the Lingle case Is con cerned The states attorney an nounced yesterday he had no evi dence ready for presentation at this timer Lingle was assassinated June 9 lost And the disarmament parley might have proved more popular had it sought to limit crooners Instead of CALL NEWS ACE Henry T Bnmuidge the St Louis reporter whose revela tions about the connection be tween Chicago newspapermen tho underworld have Crocked the Brun didgo wus photographed Icav ing Havana for Chicago where ho had been summoned by a grand jury anxious to henr his story Calls It Same Bunk That Put Fanner in Present Position WASHINGTON July 22 Chairman Legge of the farm board says opposition to the boards wheat policy is political bunk of the same kind that put the farm er in liis present unfavorable econ omic position In a statement pubished today he said he was fighting in the open and not hiding behind President Hoover He added he would make a report to the chief executive soon on the progress of the boards cam paign for a reduced wheat acreage The farm board ho said was created to assist tho farmer and not for politics The farmers prob lem is an economic one that will never be solved by any political remedies Legge went on to say he was pre pared to tell President Hoover he expected cooperation in the acre age reduction program from ths farmers of every state in the win ter wheat belt He described the purpose of the campaign as to show the farmer he must reduce produc tion or accept a lower price for hii wheat After terming opposition to the boards policies political bunk Leggo said Present and future orations written by the democratic national committee and fathered by various orators to broadcast tho alleged failure of the farm board aro only more of Ida same kind of political bunk by virtue of which the farmer has arrived at hia present position Is Youngest Pilot TERRF HAUTE Ind July 22 Keealing 18 Ander son today was recognized as the youngest pilot in Indiana holding i transport pilots license Keesling won the distinction at Dresser field here when he took flying tests un der the supervision of a department of commerce inspector A centenarian died the other day after seeing an anto for the first time Evidently he didnt see it soon TESTS TO DETERMINE PARENTS ATTEMPTS IDENTIFYING Science Continues Tests to Decide of Infants CHICAGO July 22 tin babies with nothing to do but sleep and eat kept science guessing today One of the babies is Charles Evan Watkins the other is George Ed ward Bamberger What bothers sci ence is the question of whether Charles Watkins is George Baiu berger and George Bamberger is Charles Watkins To settle the question even promj inent medical and scientific experts Chief Justice Harry Olson of thei municipal court and Health Commis sioner Arnold H Kegel delved deep er into the family traits racial char acteristics skin structure and blood cell formation of the parents Solution Difficult While they admitted that solution was difficult the experts agreed that the findings of one compared vAth those of the other six should produce corroborative evidence To Dr Cleveland White derma tologist of Northwestern University was assigned the task of studying tbeskinstrncture Fingarprint volutions and hair thicknesses went Into the detection laboratories of 1 Turn to 1nffo 2 Cnliimn HI Coste Is All Set for Trip Across Ocean PARIS July 22 Coste was all set today for his trans Atlantic flight to New York an companied by Maurice Bellonte and is held up now only by unfavorable weather The noted airman yesterday fin ished the last of his trial flights and made final tests of the wireless ap paratus Weather officials saw no hope of immediate departure be cause of weather conditions bul Coste commented that over the At lantic weather can change in 24 hours Coste and Bellonte have agreed tr fly from New York to Dallas Tex Colonel w E Easterwood Jr of Dallas said Should they carry out their prom ise they will receive the 525000 prize which Easterwood has offered for a ParisNew YorkDallas fligut of andhi Fight Liquor Sales While parents tret Chtcaco doctors arc endeavoring to unravel the BamhcrKerWatkins baby tangle William Watldns and his wife do claro that they discovered a tajr on their baby marked Bumbergcr but Hip Banihcrccrs insist that the baby which they brot home from tlin hospital is thnirs A nurse who scrubbed the tag off the hufoy taken home by tlin Barnbercrers located it and It was marked Watkins SctenttfieteslsftrebtlngmadEfoietfletnsdispuicsPhotoshows to right Ulrs Charles Bamberger and her son George UrsWilliam Wutkins her son Charles and Dr Arnold Kcegiil Raspberries Come High BENTON Mich July 22 19 pints of the first homegrown rej raspberries appeared on the market here bid ding was so spirited they sold Cor ROGERS BEVERLY HILLS Cal July 22 senate passed the naval treaty I wanted to get this amend ment in and I believe if it was put to a vote of the people it would go in We sign this treaty because we sent a fine delegation over and they did the best they could and we will back em up but this is the last one we will sign Whib the whole Idea sounds fine its a lot of hooey in practice You can no more tell n nation what inch gun he is to shoot you with than you can tell him what he is to wear while siiooting j you so we hereby plead with all nations Lets quit holding confer ences atop conferring and just be friends again Yours One Is Killed and Damage Is Done by Blaze ROCK RAPIDS July 22 Workmen today started remov ing the debris caused by an explo sion of six gasoline storage tanks lost night which resulted in the death of Fred Yappan 35 son of the owner of the company and the burning of Fred Stubbe on the arms and back The blast whicn sent pieces oi the tanks hurtling for 300 yards and shook the town was followed hy fire that severely damaged four dwellings a creamery and an im plement shed The estimated loss of the disaster ranged from to 100000 Two tank cars standing adjacent to the gas tanks also ex ploded and 600 gallons of motor oil were destroyed The cause of the explosion has not been determined It is reported that Yappan was in the companys office when the first of the six blasts occurred Positive details however of his death were not ob tainable Due to the intense heat of the resultant fire workmen could not recover Yappans body from the wreckage Firemen succeeded in extinguish ing the flames at approximately 10 oclock Fire departments from Simix Falls S Dak Luvernc Minn and Siblcy and Sheldon Iowa were called to fight the fire The six storage tanks each had a capacity of 20000 gallons and were full when the blasts occurred Police Search for Kidnaped Gambler PEORIA 111 July 22 forced by state highway patrolmen police today were searching the abandoned mine shafts and swamp lands adjacent this city in the hunt for William Urban Pcoria gambling house proprietor kid naped yesterday Business associates denied they had been approached for a ransom hut authorities were in vestigating the report that J100000 had been demanded by Urbans ab ductors for his release fl IIM MlMiuM UA Prohibition miiotmt to now that Amos Wood cock has taken command of its en forcement Woodcock is a Angeles Times Coroners Jury Awaiting Re port From Chemists at Iowa City CHARLES CITY July tional charges of manslaughter and maintaining a liquor nuisance have hcen filed against Lou Swaut who lives southwest of Marble Rock now in jail for bootlegging Merle Murphy 26 who lived near Greene died it is claimed after purchasing some liquor of Swant at a dance at the Roy Pierson farm last Thurs day night Two of Murphys companions al lege they bought liquor of Swant and became ill afterwards and shortly after Murphy died Sheriff Burma of Butler county where Mur phy lived searched the Swant premises and found a small quan tity hidden in the woodpile which has hcen analyzed by Dr Vornon Moore of the Cedar Valley hospital slaff The stomach of the dead man was ficnt to Iowa City but no reports from cither source arc being re leased until the inquest which was started today at Greene is com pleted at a later date The coroners jury consisting of W H Greene S Bowns and D H Ellis was im paneled yesterday The jury heard the testimony of 10 witnesses yes terday some of whom were present at the dance Salt Is all right of course but judging by Mr Gandhis appearance it might be a good idea to insist on a little soup with it Detroit News Markets at a Glance NEW YORK July 22 leaders rally 1 lo 4 points Bonds Firm foreign issues show pronounced strength active shares make general advance Foreign exchange Bel gian and German advance trade buying spot mar ket increased Brazil ian offerings Chicago black rust Mani toba and firmness Winnipeg Iowa damage re CattleSteady to weak HogsLower Women Disciples Pick Are Announced to et Foreign Liquor r and Cloth Shops Convention DEMOCRATS BIG JOB IS TO MAKE IOWA PLATFORM Members of Committees BOMBAY July 22 Mahatmn andhis civil resistance move ment which began with salt raids nd followed with boycotting uf British goods now is renewing ac ivity against native liquor Women disciples of Gandhi have lone some picketing of liquor und oreign cloth shops since the movc nent opened March 12 but yester day they showed their force at an auction here for the saloon icenses The sale had been well advertised and was held at the town hall yet so successful was the womens cam Turn lo Incn 2 Column NATIONAL CLAY CASE ARGUED IN FEDERAL COURT Judge Wade Opens Tw Sessionto Try Injunction Cases George Kllnctoh und Bill Gan akflpolous entered pleas of guilty to charges of IMogiil pns sesflon of Intoxicating limior and fined S300 and costs cadi hy Judga Slartin J Wado in United States district court hern Tuesday afternoon of another phase of the National Clay Products company stock transfer action and disposition of the usual coterie of liquor cases promised to i occupy the time of Judge Martin J Wade in United States district court I here for two days Judge Wade whose regular juris diction is in the southern district of the federal court of Iowa came to Mason City and opened court Tuesday morning to fill the place of Judge George C Scott who ia re covering from an illness The judge had with him a full retinue of court officers including B E Rhinchart Cedar United States attorney D C Browning Sioux City assistant United States attorney Don A Preusser Sioux City United States marshal W E Renshaw chief deputy marshal F L Thiede divi sional deputy marshal at Fort Dodge Lee McNeely Dubuque clerk George C Parsons Fort Dndge deputy United States prohi bition administrator and Miss Julia Wade daughter of the judge who is acting as his secretary Would Examine Boolts The morning session of court was j taken up chiefly with presentation of amendments to the petition of minority stockholders in the Na tional Clay works for an oppor Tum to TOKO 2 Column n Account of District Caucuses on 1agc MOINES July 22 democrats opened their state onvention shortly after li a m oday to hear Senator Daniel F 3Leek sound the partys rallying cry and to adopt a platform Additional chairs were brot into he convention hall as the 400 lnces arranged proved insufficient F Mitchell of Fort Dodpe state chairman called the meeting order and the Rev Charles S Medbury of DRS Moines offered player Ervin Larson of temporary chairman read the official call A dozen electric fans helped cool the convention hall but many dele gates removed their coats because of tho heat Ilngermaim Wins Applause Fred P Hagcrmann of Waverly the partys candidate for governor was escorted to the platform amid applause District chairmen then reported the names of the new central com mittee members and convention rommittees Mayor U D Huston of Cedar Rapids was cheered when he reported for the fifth district Mrs June II Fickel of Hastings candidate for congress from the ninth ciistrict and the Ursl Town woman to seek a national office was presenter to the convention and escorted to the platform Afteri adoption of the committee reports there was a brief pause while a committee left the room to escort Senator Stock to the hall His appearance brot loud npplause and shouts from the delegates Assails Administration Introducing Senator Steck Chair nan Mitchell said the only compli mentary remark made about Presi lent Hoover in the keynote speech it the republican slate convention vas that he was born in Iowa Turn to PIIKI2 rolurmi 3 Woman and Daughter Held for Supplying Convicts Narcotics LEAVENWORTH Kans July 22 Arrest of a mother and daugh ter yesterday brot to nine the num ber of persons charged by federal agents with supplying narcotics to prisoners in the Leavcnworth fed eral prison The two women Mrs John W Ford Louisville Ky arrested at Lcavcnworth and Mrs Paul Web ster her daughter arrested nt Kan sas City arc accused of dealing with Charles C Drake a former prison guard arrested Thursday night Paul Webster husband of the woman is a prison inmate 37rt PLANE PASSES 24 Jackson and OBrine Soar Into Second Day Above St Louis ST LOUIS July 22 Jackson and Forest OBrine out to regain their lost refueling endurance flight record took on a new load of fuel this morning and soared Into their second day At n m they had been up 24 hours Their mono plane the Greater St Louis wns running smoothly Their refueling contact this morn ing was the fifth since they took off The flyers who set a record of hours a year ago hope to stay up 30 dnys and thereby eclipse the new record of approximately r51 hours set by the Hunter brothers at Chicago i IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Slightly warm er Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Alonduy 81 Minimum in Ntffiit f7 At K A M Tuesday 57 The weather man was a bit un kind to Mason City Monday While pouring a liberal supply of precipi tation on points both east and west this area was permitted to parch There has not been a sizable rain since July 7 Monday saw a letup in the heat wave but the temperature was on an ascending scale again Tu ;