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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home U f I tor 1 0 W A n E S MO I N E 3 iVOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED VV1KE SEKV1CE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NtilUHlSUUS EDITION Coolidge Is Suggested Democrats Are Do ing It Tho Stew art Finds By CHARLES P STEWART July 25 CPA Rather curiously democrats are I folk who most frequently sug gest exPresident Coolidge as head of the republican national ticket in MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 25 1930 ND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL BKKV1CE s m w this is because it would not be very good form for repub licans to make such a sugges tion They are supposed to be agreed on Presi dent Hoover as a foregone conclusion for renomina tion If the Coolidge idea occurs to a democrat he is at liberty to ex press it At any rate James M Curley Bostons democratic mayor is not the only one of his party who has mentioned the expresident recently as a possibility at the G O P con vention two years hence pOR instance Representative Jo seph VV Byrna of Tennessee chairman of the current seasons democratic congresisona campaign committee and as crafty political prognosticator as there Is in the country discussing 1932 presidential chances with me not long ago re ferred to the Northamptonians nom ination in that year not as a strong probability indeed but as a contin gency to be seriously weighed by the Jeffersonian leaders in planning for the future Mayor Curley may have meant no more than to be polite tho that sort of politeness counts if enough it accumulates when he ad Tum to Fuse 8 Column 4 DANGER OF WAR IN EGYPT Are Concentrated in Capital Rebellion Feared LONDON July 25 1 The Lon don correspondent of the Daily Ex press says Egypt is bordering on revolution and that the Wafdists nationalists will hold a session of parliament outside of the parlia mentary building in Cairo tomor row Heavy forces of troops have oecn concentrated in the capital and there is grave danger of a serious clnsh he said Such sessions have been prohib ited by King Fuad since Premier Ismail Sidky Pasha recently formed a new cabinet Followers of Nahas Nasha former premier planned Monday to hold a forcible session inside the parliamentary building but called it off because of the gov ernments show of force Adherents of the wafdist party led riots for the next two days in Cairo Port Said and Suez The correspondent writes that all Egypt is tense with reports fre quent that the wafdists are plan nig to force King Fuads addiction and establish either a republican or a new dynasty Swindler Is Posing as Son of N Y Minister NEW YORK July 25 Right Rev John Pyntz Episcopal bishop ofNorth Dakota who is preaching this summer in StThom as Protestant Episcopal church here said yesterday thit a young man posing as his son had been swindling clergymen in various parts of the country AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Marys beau is good mannered but he handles a fork so fancy I always look for him to stick his tongue out like he was drawin a picture Origin of Flames Tho to Have Been From Cigaret Sparks XXTORK proceeded as usual a Jacob E Decker and Sons pack ing plant Friday in spite of a fire Thursday night in the unloading pens for hogs which resulted ii damages estimated by plant offi cials at Temporary ar rangements had been made for the unloading of the usual shipments o hogs All hog sheds at the plant are valued at but the value of sections involved directly in the fire is placed at 515000 Repairs have been started on the pens which wen damaged and they are being rebuilt the same as they were previous to the fire The pen runways were nailed to gether Friday and hogs unloaded andkept in the portion of the pens to the north which were not dam aged by the fire Both firemen and plant officials agree that the fire must have orig inated near the unloading platfonv for trucks They believe sparks from a cigar or cigaret must have started the blaze since no wires or fire are kept in this part Blnra Spread Riipidly The flames had gained much headway when first seen and spread rapidly before lines of hose Were put into service Several thou sands of spectators to the scene of the fire as smoke rolled high into the air and the whistle at the packing plan wis sounded Pens which were practically de stroyed by the blaze includs a sec tion 210 feet by 50 feet on the east side and 173 feet by 35 feet on the west side Damage consisted of the burning of fences supports for the roof and the roof The shed is G30 feet long on the east side Concrete is used for the construction of the floors Charles Hall who does unloading at night was in the pens where the fire occurred about 15 minutes be fore a blaze was reported He stated that at thattime everything was all right Since the pens were un usually dry because of the dry weather the flames made much headway before they were report ed Employes Observe Fire A small boy whose name was not learned saw the fire first from the hill and called the fire department At about the same time a number of employes of the Deckers plant who were playing baseball noted the fire Altho several in thisgroup had observed a column of smoke rising in the air none of them said any thing about it assuming that it must come from a switch engine or other normal cause Paul Prcsnal employe of Deckers who was playing in the baseball game said smoke and then flames Were seen shooting into the air He and his associates at once rushed to the hog pens taking a hose cart and started fighting the flames Joseph A Gashel pipes foreman who is in charge of the sprinkler system was at the ball game and stated that employes quickly placed a hose on the north end of the hog pens and started pouring water into the structure to keep the blaze from Turn In Iase 1 Column ers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July 25 You dont hear so much of prohibition lately Just drinking for the novelty of the thing bas about wore off And the ones that really liked it and de cided to adopt it s e r i o u bly bave just net tled down to steady drink ing and are keeping pretty Commons indorsed the naval treaty without the Morris amendment which said If there is any catch in this that we cant see why it dont go The British said If there is anything in it and we cant see it before we sign why thats our fault Yours WILL ROGERS Hurricane in North Italy Adds to Destruction of Quake DOME July 25 report ob taincd at noon today showed hat the deaths from Wednesdays earthquake amounted to 2575 in the province of Avcllino alone with the njurcd placed at 1315 as far as could be learned That figure brings the number of dead to 2U73 as the previous report or Avcllino was only 1007 and the otal for all points was 2005 in cluding 12 killed yesterday by a mrricane at Treviso A hurricane in the north of the cingdom added today to the br vilderment caused by Wednesdays disastrous earthquakes in the south SPREAD AT DECKERS HALTED 120000 Wait to Pay Honor to Announcer Detroit Police Seek to Link Buckley With Racketeers DETROIT July 25 thousand persons waited silently in line last night and early today to pay tribute to the memory of Ger nld E Jerry Buckley announcer for radio station WMBC slain Wed nesday by gangsters at tho close of the successful campaign to recall Mayor Charles Bowles Police sought to connect Buckley with racketeering and claimed to have an affidavit which states that he extorted money from a confessed booMegger Persons he has aided financially sent scores of floral trib utes The management nf station WMBC announced that telegrams of sorrow and sympathy had been received from listeners in Companion Is Arrested Buckley in his radio addressee had championed the causes the poor advocating old age pensions Turn tfi Inpe 2 Column n at MISS MARKLEY SAFE Miss Doris Mnrkley 121 Con necticut avenue southeast who is 1 raveling in Italy was known to he safo when a cablegram was received by relatives of Miss tTanc ISolton of Cedar Kap ids who is with Miss Mnrklcy The message which was dis patched Wednesday morning from Sorrento told of i slight shock earlier in the flay Tho girls intendedgoing to Naples and then to Capri Whether they were able to leave Sor rento has not been learned torms floods heat and snow rippled other parts of the country Organize Kelief Crews To the dead from the earthquakes hurricane last night at Treviso ear Venice added 22 victims in uring 100 and damaged 200 houses Reports of the dead continued to rickle in today from places un heckcd heretofore more and more Turn In 1 Column Everything Goes Well for St Louis Endurance Plane at 96 Hours ST LOUIS July 25 start of their fifth day in the air to day found Dale Jackson and Foresi OBrine getting used to things again At the end of their fourth day aloft at a m today the monoplane Greater St Louis in which they are seeking to regain their lost endurance championship cruised above LambortSt Loui field Everything wns appnrenllv functioning welt They had been un 96 hours Markets at a Glance Trio of Bank Robbers Dies Upon Gallows Men Who Shot Waij Thru Convention Hang Together KANSAS CITY July 25 LD Three bank robbers who sprayed bullets into a republican national convention crowd in a downtown district here two years ago were hanged simultaneously today for the murder of Traffic Patrolman James H Happy Smith victim of their fire They were Tony Lollypop Man giaracina Carl Nasello machine gunner for the gang and John Mes sino driver of the bandit car One of five buttons pressed by fivs deputy sheriffs released the trap at a m sending to their deaths three of the six bandits who planned and executed the robbery of the Home Trust company Juno 14 192S Pronounced Dead Mangiaracina and Nasollo were pronounced dead at and Nes sino two minutes later Prior to their entry into the death Turn 2 Column Woman Hurt in Collision FORT DODGR July 25 Mrs A F Lemons Fort Dodge was injured seriously in an auto mobile collision near Manson last night She suffered broken ribs a fractured pelvic bone and bruises Five others escaped injury Marble Facing Three Charges Growing From Murphy Death CHARLES CITY July 23 Swnnt who has been in jail for a week has been released on 50000 bonds which were signed by his father Ludwig Swant and other relatives including August C Swant Amos H Svvant and Grace Swant The defendant was held on three charges manslaughter bootlegging and maintaining a liquor nuisance It is claimed he sold liquor to Merle Murphy last week at a dance near Greene and later Murphy became ill and died An inquest held a I Greene Mon day wns postponed until a report from Iowa City is released as to the contents of Murphys stomach Offi cers raided Swants premises and found a small quantity of alcohol in the woodpile which is also being examined 0 E Taylor Cresco Man Killed by Bi CRESCO July E Taylor i5 a farmer living eight miles northwest of here was gored to death by a bull yesterday Mr Tay lor is survived by his wife and six grown children No announcement has been made of funeral arrange ments but probably will be conduct ed in Crcsco Mr Taylor bad a wide acquaintance in Howard county NEW VORK list firms on late rally oils improve changes small in quiet trading Foreign exchanges Irregular Sterling in demand Cotton Steady unfavorable weather Cuban selling larger Brazilian offerings CHICAGO large exports and black rust Manitoba bullish Oklahoma iidvices and good cash demand to lowrr Parents Decide Babies Werent Mixed atAll CHICAGO July 25 mix up over the BainbergcrWatkins babies was ironed out at an early morning conference today at which it was decided that the babies of Mr and Mrs Charles Bamberger and Air and Airs Wntkins were never mixed up at all The decision reached by agree ment between the parents was op posed to that of a group of scien tists who late yesterday decided that the babies bad been switched at Fnglewood hospital where they were born Dr Arnold Kegel health convnis sioner was astounded when in formed of the decision He said be would consider whether to pursue the case further in the interest of public policy The parents apparently in com plete accord took the babies nntl went home They said the incident was closed as far as they arc con cerned The parents had demanded an investigation following the discov ery that an adhesive tape on the back of the Bamberger baby bore the name Wntkins and Mint a similar tape on the Watkins baby Cliini o Tact 2 Column Four Cars Go Off Track in Omaha Park Several Deaths Ex pected Among 20 Others Injured OMAHA Ncbr July 25 jTJ Crushed and buttered when four cars of a heavy roller coaster train toppled over the edge of a 35foot incline at Krug park here last night pinniuif them beneath four persons are dead and 1 injured three being in a critical condition Fourth to die was Mrs Gladys Lundgrcn 29 of DCS Moines who was spending her vacation here with friends She succumbed today in a local hospital niUlh List Mounts The death list mounted to three this morning with tho death of Tony Politika 22 who died in a of Tony Politika 22 who died in a local hospital early today of internal injuries and a crushed chest suf fered when one of the cars over turned on him after falling 3f feet from tho top of a steep incline Two others died last night soon after the accident other deaths among the 20 remaining injured arn expected by attendants at local hospitals where they were taken Dies in Hospital The first to die were C II Stout 30 who succumbed after being takento a hospitaland Ruth Fnr rcll 10 who died before reaching n hospital An investigation of the cause of the tragedy was undertaken today by city officials The cause could not be determined last night altho R E Edgecomb city building inspec tor after cursory examination ex pressed the belief that an obstruc tion on the rails had lifted the frnnl wheels of the first car oft the rail causing it to jump the tracks and pulled the following three cars wilh it thru a guard rail and crash to a lower track Republican Chairman Ends Long Strife Among Party Men By FKAiVCIS M STKPIIENSON VyASHINGTON July 25 The stormy service of Claudius Huston as chairman of the republi can national committee is at an end tilr Huston brot n sudden clo5e to the controversy over his leader ship late last night when ho told President Hoover that he would call the executive committee of fbe na tional committee together on Aug 7 and submit Ms resignation The president approved Irss Is Clinson Senator Fcss of Ohio is the choice of the republican high com mand to succeed Huston and his election by the executive commit tee which receives the Huston res ignation next monlii is confidently predicted Robert Lucas of Kentucky who became commissioner of internal revenue a few months ago is slale1 to take over the active campaign work for the approaching con ressional elections as executive as sistant to Fess The new organization has the ap proval of President Hoover and it is his intention that it should get to work early next month N Ketuincd Funds Hustons announcement of retire ment came suddenly last night after a hectic round of conferences Coming to the capital late in the evening Huston went into confer ence with James Francis Burke Turn lc CLEVELAND MAN SAYS MEXICANS PLACED BOMBS Signs Statement to Help Free Men Convicted of Crime rLEVELAND July 25 new witness who said he was will ing to testify that Thomas Moonev and Warren K Billings are innocent of tho preparedness day bombing that cost nine lives in San Fran cisco 14 years ago told his version here today of the explosion Adam Krumesc caretaker at the home of a Cleveland multimillion aire said he believed three Mexi cans were to blame for the blast for which Mooney and Billings are serv ing life sentences in San Quentin prison Krumesc a Hungarian said he was n 22yearold roustabout In San Francisco at the time of the explos ion He wns sitting on a fruit box on the sidewalk in direct view the blast when it occurred he said Mexican lettering I noticed three men who ap peared to be Mexicans loitering on i the opposite side of the street 1 could see across the street and no ticed these three men acted very suspiciously I noticed they left Steuart street and turned into Mar ket walking as if they were in a hurry Krumescs signed statement read Almost simultaneously with their departure I noticed a suitcase standing on the curb where they had been loitering A terrific explosion occurred I saxv debris and parts of bodies flying thru the air Explosive in Suirciwe It was this suitcase which evi dence has indicated contained the explosive which Mooney and Billings were convicted of having left there Krumesc said he hurriedly left the scene after the explosion fearing he would be arrested by police as n witness or as a suspicious person In the years that followed Krumesc said he worked as a sailor find rarely read a newspaper so that he never knew Mooney and Billing had been convicted It difficult for him to read English anyhow he said 2 Trainmen Are Killed in Collision at Topeka TOPEKA Kans July 25 rainmen were killed and four oth ers injured west of Here last night iu a collision of two Union Pacific freight trains The dead arc John Quackenbush JG the conductor and Herman lowe 26 a brakeman Both were of Kansas City Kans 4 Mexican Army Flyers and One Civilian Killed MEXICO CITY July 2r Vour military aviators and one civ lian were killed here today when two army airplanes were wrecked md fell into Carranzi athletic fleH near Valbuena airport Sfie Greek Using Passport He Bought Is Detained KUEEEC July 25 Greek vho is being detained ly immigra tion officials herc has informed them that an organicLion in Alhens equipped lo furnish passports for any country in the world at each Ho was detained when be attempted to proceed into the United JJUtcH Gelbach First of American Derby Flyers to Reach San Angeio SAN ANGRLO Texas July 25 OTi Lee back of Little Roc Ark set his little rocket plane down on the local airport field at a m today making the WO miles from Houston in the allAmerican derby in hours Gehlbacks total elapsed time was given as He won Die ijlfit for first arrivnl from Houston Stub Quimby of Moline III was second and Lowcl Bayless of Spring field Mas was third Manly Station Icuscil MANLY July 2rTliu Manly Oil company has disposed of its stiHiige and leased the serv ice station to tho North Western Oil and Fuel company IOWA WEATHER Iocal thiimtcrsliowers Frldny night or Saturday except most ly fair Saturday Jn por tion Cooler Saturday in west uml north portion LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 21 hour psr at S oclock ending morning Mavlinuni Thursday ir Monimnm In Nlilit K At 8 A M Friday in From indications at 8 oclock Friday morning the weather nnn appeared bent on making another assault on the 100 mark The R oclock temperature was 2 degrees higher than on the previous morn ;