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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1930, Mason City, Iowa DEPT OF IOWA MOINES I A North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home EDITION V NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEiuimous j VULi AAAVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKViCB PTTV THWA d AmiTpri A V TTTT V og MAbUM UJY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 26 1930UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SURVICE NO 250 1 Glad Senate Is All Thru SelfSeekers Those Who Do Most of Scolding By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON July 26 The U S senate is scolded in the main by self seekers who en counter difficulty in obtaining from it the infinity of advantages which they de sire over their fellowcitizens The scolding Is echoed to be sure by many folk who are not asking any ad vantages who never will obtain any advantages and who in fact are the very people over whom the selfseekers are trying to obtain the advantages sought by the latter However the selfseekers are the ones who scold sincerely The rest of us without echo do not really Jmean anything We furnish the echo because the selfseekers are prominent and Infuential and we think they must know what they iare scolding aboutf They do from their standpoint HELAYED for two or three weeks M here in Washington by the ex tra session which followed the reg I gular adjournment of congress the 1 senators finally scattered in the var ious directions of their respective home states and the selfseekers sighing with relief are remarking Thank heaven that terrible ordeal of having congress espe Vally the senate grinding away for i Xry year and a half is over until next December And as usual most of us who simply sat in the gallery and looked on without attempting to get any thing out of It one way or the other are dutifully echoing this a lot of pollparrots 3 that the senate is the last drag in existence IcTnamper the selfseekers in their Cturn to Pago 11 Column FLYERS HOPE TO STAY UP 30 DAYS St Louis Endurance Plane Has Been in Air for 113 Hours ST LOUIS July 26 monoplane Greater St Louis in while Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine are seeking the refueling endurance flight record had been in the air 113 hours at a m to day The flyers hope to remain aloft 30 days The endurance plane was viewed by thousands yesterday afternoon in downtown St Louis when the flyers took a jaunt over the main business district Senator Norris Says Farm Board Cant Do Anything for Farmer OMAHA July 26 Gcorga W Norris arriving in his home state today to begin his cam paign for reelection stated that i the federal farm board hasnt clone anything for the farmer and cant He contended that the Is attempting the impossible in handl ing crop surpluses as it is trying to do i It is not necessary to tell the farmers of Nebraska that the farm board has failed to help them he said They know that by the prices of their wheat and other crops AUNT HET By Robert Quiilen Its a good thing Amys inheritance from Uncle John wnsnt no bigger If shed o got four dollars more her nose would o tilted up far enough to catch rain SUPER ELECTE Soviet from UnitecT States WILL NOT BOY IF SELLING IS CUT BY TARIFF Soviet Chief Puts Blame on Foreign Nations Capitalists JVAOSCOW July 26 new chief of soviet foreign affairs has given warning that his country may sharply reduce or even halt its purchases in countries which im pose obstacles to the admission of soviet products The threat made last night to foreign newspaper correspondents by Maxim Litvinoff who this week succeeded Georges Tchitcherin as commissar for foreign affairs was interpreted as being directed prin cipally against the United States An embargo recently was placed on Russian Umber coal and matches entering American ports Might Hurt U S M Litvinoff charged that hostile capitalistic countries were attempt ing to wreck the soviet unions en tire foreign trade since the reduc tion of our export trade must iu evitably involve a corresponding re duction of imports He warned that a policy of ex clusion from world trade of such a vast state as the soviet union1 might Injure the excluding coimtry more than Russia in view of the worlds present economic condition Litvinoffs statement comes at the sametime as the action of the United States treasury in barring large shipments of Russian pulp wood and announcement of the Am erican manganese producers asso ciation of plans to appeal for a sim ilar embargo oa Russian manganese Deny Admittance Seymour Lowman assistant sec retary of thetreasury ordered cus toms collectors to deny admittance 2 Column Corner Takes Another Life in Car Crash ROCKWELL July to eliminate the West Fork corner five miles southwest of here on Road No 65 are expected to be re doubled following the accident at that point yesterday when Mar jorie Jean Strauser 5 daughter of Mr and Mrs Marvin Strauser Des Moincs was killed A preliminary survey is being made from the Brown achoolhouse two miles north of Rockwell to the death corner southwest of here and it is believed that the State Highway commission will eliminate the halfmile turn and make the road a straight stretch from Hamp ton to Mason City The little Des Moines girl died shortly after being taken to a Hampton hospital for treatment Her mother who also was believed to be fatally Injured was able to leave the hospital for Des Moines late last evening The accident happened at the corner where already several per sons have been injured or lost their lives this year Mr Strauser states that altho he was not driving fast he was unable to negotiate the curve and ran off the paving He and the son in the family escaped injury The car was badly dam aged It is believed that something had happened to the steering ap paratus of the car when he started o make the turn The Injured persons were picked up by passing tourists and taken to Sheffield where first aid was given They were then taken to Hampton where the small girl died shortly after arrival Fairfield Girl Is 1930 Miss Iowa Will National Beauty Contest DES MOINES July 26 Margaret Samuclson 21 Fair field is the Miss Iowa of 1930 She was chosen from a group of 13 girls and will enter the national beauty contest at Galveston Texas Aug 2 to 6 Betty Brinkman of Des Moines and Violet JoncsAliff of Newton tied for second honors Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal July the big news in the papers Friday was congress ap propriated some money for for eign embassies to entertain on but for no liq uid entertain ment Meat and bread and ci gars up to 10 cents And also sent to dead countrymen was allowable as a deduction But the ambassa dor has a little extra embass ing he ivants to put over and decided the fermented grape will be an asset He has to make out his monthly swindle sheet as fol lows Floral wreath sent to fu neral of American who lost his life overestimating his capacity to celebrate the Fourthof July Yours WILL ROGERS ITALY ALARMED AS NEW QUAKES Five New Shocks Felt in Region Where 2142 Were Killed MAPLES July 26 i Italian people dazed by Wed nesdays severe earthquakes are alarmed by the continuance of earth shocks and fear that even more may follow In tho last two days there have been eight quakes altho they did no severe damage in comparison with the midweek tremors which caused at least 2142 deaths and injured 4551 according to an official re count taken this morning Feel New Shocks Five new shocks were felt yes terday In the same southern region stricken Wednesday Two occurred in the morning and three in the uf ternobn and while no great dam age or loss of life was disclosed the nervous populace was frightened Melfi already torn felt tha shocki especially Thera many buildings weakened by the previous tremors collapsed among them the Pacchioli palace One wall of the jail fell and 17 prisoners attempted to escape but were held back by guards until removed to the jail at Foggia A shock felt at Ariano Thursday caused the death of an elderly Tum to Pagn 2 Column Z S MOLE GIRLS ISOTO MESS HALL Naval Academy Cadets Face Dismissal Following Escapade WASHINGTON July 26 Pi Immediate dismissal today faced two Annapolis midshipmen who smuggled two feminine visitors into the mess hall of the naval academy Recommendations of expulsion were approved late yesterday by Presi dent Hoover The youths were L L Myatt of Quincy Mass and Miller S Bur gin of San Antonio Texas Since the discovery of their prank they have been confined to the academy brig Friends of the two middles said the girls both from Washington expressed a desire to eat at the midshipmens mess whereupon the youths supplied them with uni forms At the dining table they were discovered Admiral S S Robison superin tendent of the academy recom mended Myatt and Burgin be dis missed and the recommendation was approved by Secretary Adams and the president At Annapolis Myatt and Burgin denied the girls had entered any academy building other than the mess HOLDS LEAD IN AIR DERBY ocinled Ihuto Leo Gehllmck in a Little Koek ArU entry is leading the flyers In the AllAmerican derby A of SliinflO will go to the winner for the fastest elapsed time over a 5500 mile swing around the country Funeral Rites Held for Police Continue Hunt for Slayer of Jerry Buckley DETROIT Mich July 26 With a July thunderstorm as his requiem Gerald E Jerry Buck ley slain radio announcer was bur ied in Mt Olivet cemetery today Simultaneously with the lowering of Buckleys body into the grave Thomas F Kennedy his law part ner made public an affidavit de signed to clear the name of the man who was known for his unre lenting attacks on the underworld Thousands of persons lined the streets as the body was carried from the home to St Gregorys Ro man Catholic church for the last services Other thousands followed the procession to the cemetery Signed Unwittingly The affidavit given out by Ken nedy was signed by Frank Chock an admitted bootlegger It stated that Chock unwittingly had signed a statement given him by Police Commissioned Thomas C Wilcox two days after the slaying in which the allegation was made that Buck ley had formed him Chock to enter the bootlegging business and then attempted to collect 51000 from him According to Chocks newest af fidavit Commissioner Wilcox ob tained his signature to a document he did not understand and which he could not read Chock said he could not read English and that he was unable to grasp the significance of the statement as it was read to him He said he signed it only because he feared he would be sent to jail Telephones Black Leo While these developments wero taking place Inspector Norval Mar lett of the black hand squad an nounced that he had been tele phoned by Black Leo Cellura for whom the police have been search ing since the slaying of the an nouncer Marlett said that Cellura had protested the linking of his name with the slaying Immediately after publication of the second Chock affidavit today Police Commissioner Wilcox this noon made public the text of the Turn lo Vnco 2 Column rt Markets at a Glance NEW YORK July 26 Pi U S Steel leads advance high grade rails firm American Gas and Electric rallies ten points Foreign lend ing European advance dry weather southwest i I CHARLES CITY GIRL ARRESTED BY ORDER OF HER OWN FATHER CHARLES CITY July Houdck 20 is under arrest at the request of her father Torn Houdck who claims his daughter annoys him in every way she can She implicated Z Ollie Larson 25 who Is employed by the Oliver Farm Equipment company her brother Adolph Houdck 18 George Mishak and Harold Wiltse all of whom she claims assisted her In throwing stones and sticks at her fathers house They also stretched a cable across the front porch according to the father The hearing will probably be held today PLEADS GUILTY Lester Mohr 14 to Receive Sentence for Killing Mother IDA GROVE July 26 P W Klinker will sentence Lester Mohr 14 who yesterday pleaded guilty to a charge of killing his mother next Tuesday in district court The youth previously had pleaded not guilty but on the advice of his father and bis own request the plea was changed lo guilty of murder in the second degree BERNARD SHAW AT 74 IS STILL LITERARY KING British Dramatist Not at All Bashful Admits Greatness r ONDON July 26 Bernard Shaw who is 74 years ild today Is more than ever the lit erary and dramatic emperor of Eu He admits it himself Tho first time Shaw had a play roduced in Vienna tho producers ibjected to his dictatorial stipula ioni about tho manner in which the play was to be produced I said to them said Shaw po itically your emperor is the emper or oC Austria but from the drama tic point of view I am the emperor Europe Ho ban never abdicated Nor has he ceased speaking his mind When thi American delegation was in London attending the nava conference one of its members Senator Reed of Pennsylvania vra introduced to Shaw at a party a Lady Astors home after being warned in advance the recalcitrixn Irish philosopher would say any regardjess ofJLJieapa ators Senator Reed that bo would ge In the first blow Losing no timehe told Shaw exactly what he tho about The Apple Cart in highly uncomplimentary terms What did you expect coun tered Shaw Isnt it all about Am erica Shew has never visited the United States and declares he never Reduction of Rail Rates in West Ordered Sweeping and General Cut Result of Boards Findings WASHINGTON July 2G A ecision ordering sweeping and gen ral reductions in railroad rates on estern grain and grain products Fas issued late yesterday by the in erstate commerce commission and worded with particular cnro to void a clash with recent supreme ourt rulings as to agricultural rate ROBERT IRONS eductions While tho commission began its rain inquiry in compliance with a csolutlon congress which or ered special consideration given to gricultural producers in rate r ers the findings announced yester ay specifically noted that the or ier to cut the grain schedules vas insert not on the resolution but up on tha commissions more general powers ot enforcing just and rea sonable charges for transportation Study Structure Tha HochSmith congressional resolution which was before the supreme court this year ordere Turn to 1agc 2 Column 1 Selected From Group of 60 Applicants for Position DOBERT B IRONS head of the public school system of Winuna Minn for the past 10 years was elected superintendent or the Mason City schools to succeed KT Vasey by the board education at a spe cial meeting hold Saturday noon at tha Hotel Hanford The selection of Mr Irons cul ninates several weeks of considera tion by the board of some 60 can didates for the position and brings to Mason City a man with the high est typo recommendations both of university and college executives as well as of systems with which bo ban been connected Attended Wnhush College Mr Irons who is i2 years old has a teaching and administrative career of moro than usual success for 22 years He received his A B degree at Wabasi college Craw fordsville Ind in 1907 and since then has continued his education by spending two summers at the Uni versity of Chicago one summer at tho University oj South Dakota and three summers at Teachers col lege Columbia university where he majored in school administration and took education ar his minor subject LEGGE AROUSES ENATORS IRE Statements on Packers Consent Decree Are Unwarranted W Egypt Takes Example of India Rebels CAIRO July 26 Egyptian wafdists today borrowed a trick from Mahatma Gandhis Indian na tionalists and declared a program of noncooperation against the gov ernment The campaign will begin with nonpayment of taxes This program was announced by the wafdist premier Nahas Paslia the big five meat packers consented ASHINGTON July 26 statement of Chairman Legge f the federal farm board that board members favored modifica ion of the packers consent decree vas assailed today by Senators La ollette republican Wisconsin and IcKellar democrat Tennessee as unwarranted in view of the fact the luestion is pending in the courts Senator LaFolletle regarded the chairmans action as unusual pro cedure and forecast new legisla ion as an inevitable result of n modification of the decree by which shortly after the termination of a secret session of parliament at the Saadist club early today The meeting held in defiance ot King Fuad and Premier Ismail Siu ky Pasha originally was scheduled lo be held later in the day and near the parliamentary buildings Those buildings were heavily guarded by troops In expectation of the at tempt so the wafdist deputies chose the club Abdel Salaam Fahmy vice presi dent of the chamber of adjourned by order of the presided at the meeting The prin cipal action was adoption of a mo lion of no confidence in the gov ernment of Ismail Sidky The depu ties also approved a petition asking the king to convene a special session of parliament WITH ROBBERY Held Following Seizure of Own Child From House of Husband SIOUX CITY July 2S continuance past the September term of the grand jury was taken this morning by Mrs Mildred Lor enzen 19year old mother who was charged with robbery Friday fol lowing a forcible seizure of her 2 months old son Donald who had been taken to the home of her estranged husband Irvin Lorenzen near Bronson The girlmother a younger brother and two companions who were charged in connection with the case all arc at liberty under bond pending action of the grand jury The chief difference between in vesting and gambling In stocks is that when you are investing you con Kcvicw Kclcased From Hospital FOREST CITY July hard Aske who has been confined in the Dr Irish hospital since July following the car accident in which he suffered a fractured skull has recovered enough to be dis missed from the hospital CardsDefeat Braves 5 to 4 in 1st Game BOSTON July 26 St Louis Cardinals took the first game of the Maranvillc day rloubleheader 5 to 4 Rurlcigh Grimes former Braves pitcher burled his males u victory St Louis 000 200 10 0 Boston 000 010 133 Grimes Grabowski and Wilson Zachary and Cronin Spohrer to divert themselves of al activities not related to wholesale meat sell ing Senator McKellar termed Legges statement as wholly indefensible and said the board chairman was guilty of Ine grossest impropriety in attempting to advise the courts Built Around Decree Contending the packers and stock yards act was built around the consent decree LaPoIlette said to Turn lo 1nffn 2 foJujjin 3 started at Aberdeen S Dalewhere he spent two years He then be came principal of the high school at Huron which position ho hotel Tor two years going from there to take over the high school principal ship at Rapid City S Dak He harj jeen in Rapid City only a year vhen he was advanced to the pasi ion of superintendent which ho leld until 10 years ago when lie ook over the superintcndency ot tho Winonr schools Hecomniuiidcd Irons Educators in their recommenda tions of Mr Irons were unanimous in pronouncing him a progressive school administrator who in alert to the new but at the same time not given to the support of theories that will not work out practically in the classroom Among those who recommended him are Dr Lotus D Coffron president of the University of Minnesota J N McConnell commissioner of education for Min nesota an executive of Columbia university Dr Harry M Gage president of Coc college and nu merous Particularly glowing were the tributes paid to Mr Irons by school board members bnnkerq parent teacher leaders and others with whom he has worked in Winona The report was general that he was liked by the school children and their parents Those who had ob served him in action stated he was CTurn In ItiRO 2 Column 31 SKt AMERICAN DERBY PLANES ON WAY Gehlbach Leads as 13 Flyers Leave San Angelo for Douglas SAN ANGELO Texas July 26 The 13 airplanes participating in the allAmerican derby took off from here this morning far Douglas Ariz with Lieut Lee Gehlbach of Little Rock Ar leading the way in his little rocket at a m The flerby strength uaa increased to 13 last night by the appearance of H W Hollarlfiy Los Angeles who was delayed at Roosevelt field NT Y when his ship nosed into the ground breaking the propeller and loosening the motor from its frame Lieutenant Gehlbach yesterday continued to set the derby race his total elapsed time being hours since he left Detroit Mich July 21 Yesterday he negotiated the 120 miles from Houston to San An gelo in hours nearly two hours abend of Stub Quinby of Mo line ill who made it in hours bringing his total elapsed time to Lowell Bayless of Springfcld Mass was third IOWA WEATHER Mostly fuir Saturday nlglit and Sunday but possibly scat tered thunderstorms Not HO warm Sunday and in ivrsl portion Saturday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weal her figures for hour perid ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friiljiy Minimuji in MgJit 70 At 8 A M Saturday 71 Kiiinfnll of m Incli Tho real rain since the morn ing of July S descended upon Mason City early Saturday morning It wrw in tho nature ot a prolonged thun dershower the rain falling softly and being absorbed immediately by the parched soil None of it was lost in surface runoff While slightly leis than a quarter of an inch and inadequate for crop needs it has nivwirted a valuable relief ;