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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEW 4 ART OF IOWA S MOINES I A North Iowas ijLY PA Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAI MARKS ALL NORTH ANS MJ L XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WiKE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 30 1930 HOME EDIT UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 253 Doesn 9t IMean Much Navy Men Do Not Feel Bad Says Stewart By CHARLES 1 STEWART SHI NOT ON July 30 CCPAl Aftej all big navyites do ti o t need to feel very badly The Lon don treaty rati fied by the sen ate 58 to 9 just before adjourning July 21 does not mean much The bargain was a mere ges ture as diplo mats express it On this coun trys part it was a gesture by the administrat ion CRESCO Jury Says Felonious Act Death of BoyIDIVORCE ACTION Must as it was a gesture by Ram MacDonalds labor cabinet In gangland and by the executive jpranch of the government in Japan It the senate had refused to vote Approval of our administrations iiesture it would have been a snub Ilo President Hoover If parliament Refuses to approve Premier Mac onalds gesture it will be snubbing Vnvand the Japanese administra ton will be snubbed if the diet re ftuses to approve its gesture Par Viiament and the diet probably will Inot refuse however i M ATURALLY no administration j1 enjoys being snubbed At best Lit is unpleasant At worst Sometimes it is politically damaging jhus the senates ratification of the ondon naval compact was a vindi ation of one of President Hoovers policies In that respect it was of consequence As for the treaty itself it makes ijighty little difference either way r the United States It may make a trifle more differ ifence to England because the British do a great deal more honestto goodness warshipbuilding than we doi Japan also takes its navy1 more svpusly than we take ours hence more ed he compact than rx1 IS HARD to believe that the little group of senators who fought treaty ratification did not see the agreements inconsequentiat ity it is so exceedingly obvious An easier belief is that they esti mated it about as Senator Hiram W Johnson estimated the Kellogg re nunciationofwar pact which the Californian referred to as complete nothingness when it came up for ratification a year or so ago and Turn to FnKn 5 Column CONCERN FELT FOR SAFETY OF 2 MISSIONARIES Communists Begin Work of Burning City of 240 HOURS UP Jackson and OBrine End Their Ninth Day in Air ROOSEVELT FIELD K Y July 30 red monoplane at tempting to break the 554 hour re fueling endurance record of the Hunters reached its two hundred fortieth hour aloft at 734 p m C S T Last nights severe storm made it necessary to put extra gas and oil aboard the plane at its regu lar refueling this morning Complete Ninth Day ST LOUIS July 30 completed their ninth day in the air Dale Jackson and Forest OBrine had beenaloft 217 hours at a m today Their plane Greater St Louis continued to function well The government announces tha the consumer dollar goes turthe now than in 1920 And faster with out Herald AUNT HET By Robert Quillet guess their honeymoon is over A brirle dont begin writm letters to her old friends until she gets fed up on her husband Changs a TITASHINGTON July 30 V Couern was expressed in Washi ngton today over disquieting re ports from wartorn sections of China in which Americans still re nained Official sources have disclosed hat two American missionaries re main in the burning city of Chang sha left behind by American British and Japanese gunboats The missionaries both men were un named iu the meagre reports Both refused to leave when the gunboats were compelled to withdraw be cause of the overwhelming number of communists and the rapid fall of the watermark Send Warning The only other foreigners known o have been left behind was an Italian missionary the Rev Father Saiman reported captured by Bandits when he made a last min ute effort to get away after refus ing to abandon his post Meanwhile cables from the Amer ican Peking told oflan goyernment against endanger Turn to 2 Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July that too bad about Ger trude Ederle losing her She is a re markable girl And she can al ways rest as sured that she was mainly re sponsible for this era of ath letic w o m e n Our women went in for ath letics and our men for bridge We can always depend on a Ger trude or a Helen WiIls bringing home the first prize but when our men compete its got to be miniature golf or tree sitting or we do nothing Well Gertrude bless your stout heart you couldnt lose your hearing at a better limn for outside Amos and Andy there is certainly nothing to lis ten to There hasnt been a new thing said since you swam the channel Yours WILL ROGERS Best Friends With Ford on j His Birthday Tom and Harvey Are Helping Henry Cele brate 67th Year WEST ORANGE N J July 30 Ford celebrated his sixtyseventh birthday today with his two closest and Harvey Ford and Harvey W Firestone tire manufacturers were guests of Thomas E Edison at the inventors home and laboratories here But observance of Fords anniver sary was not permitted to interfere with Edisons major activity of the entertaining of 49 young men from as many parts of the country who will take a competi tive examination tomorrow to see which shall be chosen for the annual Edison scholarship in a technical school The examination questions have been prepared by Ford Firestone Turn lo 1as 2 rolnmn 41 PLAN OVERTHROW OF GOVERNMENT Hays Argues Against Barring Communist Organ Prom U S Mails NEW YORK July 30 thur Garfield Hays counsel for thr revolutionary age and the commun ist party UxS A majority group said in federal court today the aim of the party is to eventually over throw the government of the United States The leaders were not fool ish enough to believe the overthrow could be brot about except by force he added Mr Hays made his statement in arguing for an order restraining Postmaster Kielly from interfering with the transmission by mail of the revolutionary organ He said how ever that overthrow was out of the question at present and upon this based his contention that postoffice authorities should not interfere with the dissemination of communist views by mail The court reserved decision COURT TO HEAR MORE EVIDENCE ON BOMB CASE Tale of John MacDonald Is Before Supreme Bench SAN FRANCISCO July 30 The testimony of John MacDon ald Baltimore waiter that he per jured himself at the MooneyBillings preparedness parade bombing trials was before the California supreme court as the seven justices prepared to delve further into the matter to day MacDonald testified yesterday his identification of Thomas J Mooney and Warren K Billings as the two men he saw place a bomb at Steu art and Market streets July 22 1916 was false Frequent charges have been made for years that the two men were railroaded to prison because of their activities on behalf of organ ized labor A street railway strike was In progress at the time of the bombing Consider Application The justices are considering Bill ings application for a recommen dation for pardon Mooney mean while has applied to Governor C C for pardon MacDonald branxled his testimony in the MooneyBillings cases as a bunch of lies which former District Turn to InRP 2 Column OSTER POSITIVELY AS LINGLE SLAYER Policemans Identification Comes With Dramatic Suddenness CHICAGO July 30 Foster Chicago gunman in dicted for the slaying June 8 of Alfred Jake Lingle Chicago Tribune reporter today was posi tively identified as the slayer of the newspaperman by Policeman An thony Ruthy who pursued Lingles assailant across Michigan boulevard from the tunnel scene of the asj sassination was slain as he was about to board a suburban train for the race track by a killer who fired one shot into the reporters head then fled thru the tunnel on to Michigan boulevard Patrolman Ruthy on duty at the Michigan boulevard intersection gave chase to the killer but he was eluded in the maze of alleys and by passes on lower Wacker drive Seek to let Bail Ruthys identification of Foster broke with dramatic suddenness in court today as attorneys for Foster sought to procure his release ou bail The patrolman said he was Foster was the man1 lie chasedthru traffic ofterJLingle ha3 been slain He said he was able to procure a fleeting glimpse ofhis quarry ns the man ran a zig zag course thru vehicles and pedestrians and dis appeared The patrolman did not say why the identification had not been made previous to todays hearing Gun Traced by Number Thru serial numbers on a revolver found by Lingles body the weapon was traced to a sporting goods dealer who said ho sold it to Fos ter then a rhember of the Bugs Moran gang Foster was trailed to Turn 2 Column 4 Two Million Unemployed LONDON July 30 Britains unemployment total is nearing the 2000000 mark it was announced today bv the ministry of labor ROBINS WIN 9 TO 5 OVER PHILLIES Yanks Rally to Beat Red Sox 8 to 2 Gehrig Hits Homer PHILADELPHIA July 30 The Brooklyn Robins handed the Phillies their tenth straight defeat today by winning the first game of a doubleheader 9 to 5 ODouls homerun was the leading Philadel phia hit The score Brooklyn 023 103 17 2 Philadelphia 003 010 fl 2 Moss Clark and Lopez Wil loughby Elliott and McCurdy Davis Gehrig Hits Thirtysecond BOSTON July 30 Gehrlgs thirtysecond homerun started the Yankees off on a tenth inning rally which produced six runs and an 8 to 2 victory over the Red Sox in the first game of todays dou bleheader Rice also hit a homer in the tenth The score New York 000101 000 14 0 Boston 000 010 100 8 1 Pennock and Dickey Gaston and i Berrv CHICAGOAN AND AVIATOR BURNED Airplane Crashes Into Marsh Near Wisconsin Airport MADISON Wis July Charles Edward Anderton Jr a so cially prominent Chicago broker and his pilot George A Morgan St Paul were burned to death yester day when Andertons plane crashed into a marsh near the Madison air port The gasoline tank was punctured by the impact and the ship burst into flames Anderton who was at the controls and Morgan were strapped in the cockpit and their bodies were charred SPLASH No girlin Hillerton could ap proach Kitty Wilmot as n swimmer But life in Hiller ton was too humdrum Her work as a stenographer in the small town bank was not interesting Suddenly Kitty decides to leave it all go places and see things Read about her great adventure her wonderful new friends She Swims To Conquer By Eleanore Burnett STARTS Monday 4 in the GLOBEGAZETTE COMMANDS R100 Hearing on Manslaughter Charge Thursday Morning Funeral for Merlin Thin photo taken from a owned liy his wife is thefirst tn be published of Capt Kulph Month who is com manding thu British dirigible K100 ou its EugliiiitMnCnimdii flight Mrs Booth is visiting In Toronto Italy Looks Ahead With Greater Hope Millions Promised By Government for Builditiff POETNZA Italy July 30 Today a week from the fateful morning when well over 2000 slum bering citizens met death from an earthquake that devastated south ern Italy sees the smitten area looking to the future with renewed hope The governments promised 100 000000 lire about for restoration of buildings the re sumption of normal food provision ing the evacuation of the last re maining and the practical comple tion of burying the dead are all ele ments warranting this optimism i In addition the government has j profited by the terrible lesson and already has begun the construction of houses which will lie as nearly as possible earthquake proof They will be finished before winter Relief work in general has ad vanced so far that the government yesterday started work to make an inventory of the damage done to the artistic treasures of the region The beautiful cathedral of Kapolla an early fifteenth century structure rebuilt after the earthquake of ISfil will need much repairing However the Norman church of Santa Lucia in the same town dating from the thirteenth century is intact and can be used as a cathedral for some years Bloxham Held Wed nesday Afternoon UjVytERLIN BLOXHAM JR came iVi to his death by the felonious act of Magnus Christensen in the operation of his automobile was the verdict of the coroners jury at the inquest held Wednesday morn ing in the assembly room of the courthouse The jury was investigating the death of the 4 year old son of Mr and Mrs Merlin Blo3vhani 111 Twentyeighth street southwest who died of injuries received Monday night when he was thrown from the front of a parked car which was rammed by Christensen 1408 Dela ware avenue southeast The boy died a few hours after the crash Both of his jaws and his skull were fractured Christensen is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing iu police court Thursday morning before Judge John C Shipley on a charge of man slaughter He is being held in jail in default of a bond Services Are Held Funeral for Merlin Jr were held at oclock Wcdnc day afternoon at the Randall fun eral home The Rev W II Spence pastor of the First Methodist church was in charge Burial was in Elm wood cemetery Pallbearers were four employes of the Pfaff Baking company for vvtnch ilr Bloxham works as sales man These were Wayne Pierce Vernt Morphew Cecil Carman and Robert Berton Mrs W F Ingfrd ham sang That Sweet Story of Old at the services Mrs R E Pat ton played the accompaniment The inquest Wednesday morning was conducted by Coroner W E Long County Attorney Roe Thomp son questioned the witnesses All Turn Iu liisn 2 Oilinim HARfiNANGJVES HIS RESIGNATION AUTO VICTIM This is Jlcrlin Bloxluun Jr died Tuesday morning from Injuries received the night before when thrown from his fathers automobile liy the im pact ol a cur driven by Magnus Christensen CAUSES ATTACK AT RURAL HOME Phil Barker 54 Tunis Gun on Self Is Ser iously Hurt CRESCO July be cause his wife was suing him for divorce Phil Barker Ci1 local laborer drove to the farm two south of here where his wife was slaying followed her into a barn where she luul attempted to hide1 from him and shot hor to death with a shotgun He then drove southeast to a oint near the Winneshiek county ne where he turned the gun upon imself He was omul later by two Bohemian boys and was brot to the hospital in Crcsco where be s not expected to live Attempted to Hldi The shooting happened at 7 clock in the evening and Barker died at about 11 oclock Mrs Barker discouraged by con inual trouble with her husband iad expressed a fear of her luis jand and had taken refuge in the home of her cousin Harry How ard on whose farm the shooting happened She happened to be outside when Mr Barker approached the farm and recognized him She ran into the barn in an attempt to escape from him but waa detected by the enraged man Mr Barker according to Creaco L Lands at Cheyenne and Goes on to Lincoln Control Point CHEYEENE Wyo July SO fli Herman Hamer of Ln Salle 111 who led on the Los Angeles to Ogdcn Utah lap of the allAmeri can air derby yesterday was the first to land on the Cheyenne air field today He took off for Lincoln Nebr the night control point at a m five minutes after his arrival Lee Gelbach of Little Rock Ark landed at and was away at Lowell Bayles of Springfield Mass landed at and took off nt One derbyist who heat all of the fhips to Cheyenne did not slop and was not identified Act Follows Suspension of Fireman by Chief Dan Shire Elcaney W Bill Hartman man second class presented his res ignation to Chief Dan H Shire at noon Wednesday after he had been suspended Tuesday eveningby he chief for conduct tending to bring reproach upon the department and unbecoming a fireman Hartman who had been a mem ber of the department since at first stated that he would appeal the matter to the civil service commission but later decided to re sign The resignation of Hartman was said by the chief to have been an outgrowth of investigation follow ing the fire that destroyed the Frank ICubiak slaughter house east o the city The fire chief stated that he and the police department hnd obtained evidence of a plan to protect an individual under investigation on an incendiarism charge for a certain sum of money No charges were preferred altho Chit Shire stated he was prepared to do so in event Hartman appealed to the civil ser vice commission Hartman denied any connections with any plan to I extort stating that be was merely carrying on an investigation Eloctricnl Tear linmlis ROCHESTER N Y July 30 iT tear gas systems even tually will be installed in all the big prisons of the country as a safe guard against outbreaks state po lice chiefs in sespion here ivnre tolJ today by J A Sacker of Cleveland R100 EXPECTED OUEBEC IN ONE MORE DAY Message Says Ship Aided by Winds Is Making Good Progress BULLETIN ST I1UI5K11T Quebec July 30 British dlrjgiblu K100 is expected i arrive at theairport here tomorrow af ternoon between R p m and 5 p m control Umr A message from Sqiuidrm Lender K S Ilootli coninianner of the dirigible at p m C S T siild the Hhip was approaching thu straits of BolUi Isle making splendid pro gress md was getting heii of following T ONDON JuJy 70 Aided by skies and good weather the giant British dirigible R100 was speeding across the mirth1 At lantic today and thismorning had covered more than 1000 miles of her 3400 mile voyage lo Montreal The great ship which left Card ington early Tuesday morning had averaged well over 50 miles an hour thruout the mure than DO hours she has been in the air The dirigible has been reported by numerous liners most of which were in wireless touch with her At Ti oclock this morning Green wich time m C S T tho steamship Ausonia sighted the R100 which passed over her At this time the giant air liner was approximately half way between the Irish coast and Cape Racp Newfoundland Groetingfi ICxituingiil Signals and greetings ex changed Apparently all well saul the message received from the Au sonlit by the Associated Press Among the liners which was in touch with the airship during the night WHS the steamship Megantio The passengers and officers nn the Megantic could hear the motors on Turn to Inzv 2 rnlitnin ll Bees Attempt to Take Control of Dwelling House Near Hutchms HUTCH INS July and Mrs Klmer Sheets farmers near here have been bothered all spring j and summer with honey bees in the I walls of their house recently they bearish North I have became so cross they could estimate hardly get in and out of the housci rains Kansas and They got some help and made a raid owor temperatures central west 1 tn clean them out Incidentally they CattleStrong to higher I found some excellent honey wife would never be 10 her divorce f Used Borrowed Gun Both Mr and Mrs Barker were native Howard county residents and Mr Barker had been n resident of Cresco all of his life They were the parents of two grown children George 2S and Marjorie 20 No legal action is pending against Mr Barker immediately it is be lieved pending the outcome of his wounds Reports from Ihe hospital indicate that his life Is in the bal ance and no predictions arc indi cated by physicians attending him Mr Barker obtained the gun from a relative C H Brown in Cresco nst evening remarking thai he wanted to kill some of the rats whtcli were infesting his property Used lUGniigo Shot run Barkers first shot at Mrs Bark er entered her left side under the arm She did not fall but turned and ran away from him Barker then fired at her again the striking her In the back He used n 12gaugc shotgun Then Barker turned went to his car and drove away Mr Howard picked up the injured woman and brot her to Cresco where the case was presented to the authorities Changsa in Flames Is Last Word From China PISIPlNr China July 0 Vi Latest reports received here to day said the city of Cbangsha was in flames All government buildings and for eign property in the city were burned with the exception m the postoffice and the hospital The premises of American oil companies were stated to have been burned Sfrf Markets at a Glance fall to 7s July 30 NKAV YOIEK leaders 10 points on bear raids i Bonds Irregular French j each new 1930 peak i i Curb Heavy Goldman Sachs irading touches years low j Foreign Kiiro r lean rates sag favorable wcalh r forecast tower spot market covering CHICAGO IOWA WEATHER Mostly cast prnhjihly mi sittkcl in portion Wednes day nitflit mill Thursday Not much chinjt In LOCAL STATISTICS GIobeGaxctte weather figures fnr like period ending at s nrlinli Wednesday morning Maximum TiiOMlav H7 Minimum In Xight At H A M Wednesday 70 The temperature is definitely on the upswing again Monday the mnxium was 81 Tuesday it was S7 and nt 8 oclock Wednesday it 70 and rising rapidly ;