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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 13, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI CENTS PER COPY HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 13 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 212 I Solon Had the Sting Force of Probe Is Lost With Cara way Gone By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON June 13 CPA was Sena tor Thaddeus H Caraways com mittee remem her Caraway Arkansas Thaddeua Terrible The vitrolic carbolic sulphur ic Senator Cara way The ablest fiercest heckler in congress who throws witnesses into hysterics 55 under the torture o t the ot fiis crusotxauiinations Remorse less merciless Implacable It was Senator Caraways lobby Investigating committee that Bishop James Cannon Jr scoffed snorted at refused to testify be fore defied to send him to jail and finally got up and walked out on right in the middle of a question Senator John J Elaine of Wiscon sin was trying to ask him TIP to that point Senator Cara vJ ways Jobby investigation be lieve me i had been a humdinger of an investigation For a long time Caraway had been howling about the pest of lob byists in tariff lobby ists power lobbyists ail sorts of lobbyists He wanted a committee to investigate their activities At last the senate gave him made him chairman and told him to go to it Turned loose thus to do his worst Thaddeus did it good and plenty HIS favorite stunt was to seize some unlucky but wellknown wights correspondence files and prove him guilty out of the vic tims own letters of everything from petty larceny up to conspiracy to loot the U S treasury is amazing what intent accomplished crossexaminer can read inta a letter whose author had CAPONE BREWERY CLOSED BY U S Prohibition Agents Raid One of Largest Sources oi Chicago Supply CHICAGO June 13 One of the largest sources of Chicagos beer supply was shut off today after a raid on a mammoth brewery at 210S South Wabash street a stones throw from the Metropple hotel re puted headquarters for the Capone interests District Chief Alexander G Jamie of the federal prohibition forces said the raid yesterday made after weeks of undercover investigation resulted in the arrest of one man and the seizure of 50000 gallons of barreled beer 75 half barrels and 150000 gallons of beer in process of manufacture Charles Wynerl 30 the only man arrested insisted he was merely a repairman called to adjust some machinery Among the bopks and records seized at the plant were several checks signed with the name Mike Folsen Jamie said Pol sen was owner of Colosimoscjub The brewery was protected by heavy steel doors which resisted sledges and crowbars of the raid ers for 30 minutes They said the place was equipped with electrical refrigeration and all facilities for modern brewing AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Im glad Pa told me about fallin on his head when lie was little Now just let him say one more word about lendin money to his sister Kate Senate ay Passes Tariff Bill by Vote 44 to 42 GAIN OF 64726 SHOWN IN IOWA BY 1930 CENSUS Unofficial Tabulation Gives 2468747 In habitants By WILBUR C 1KTERSON Associated Press Staff Writer MOINES June 13 population of Iowa by the 1B30 federal census is 2468747 compared with 2404021 ten years ago The figure is unofficial compiled by the Associated Press from the figures for each of the 99 counties in the state made public by the 15 federal supervisors The last two counties to report Harrison and Wapello showed in creases of 405 and 2542 respective ly and enabled the state to show its increase of 64726 Fifty Show Increases Fifty of the states 99 counties in creased in population during the de cade while the other 49 decreased The states gain was due entirely to increases in its city population Des Moinesthe states only 100 000 city contributed 16001 toward the increase while Cedar Rapids ac counted for 9813 Waterloo for 9 739 Sioux City 7804 Council Bluffs 6362 Ottumwa 5073 New ton 4923 Davenport 4001 and Ames 3991 increase which com bined to form a total greater than the gain for the entire state Of the states 21 cities of more than 10000 population each only Boone showed ft decrease during the decade its loss being 586 Newton with a grain of 741 per cent registered the greatest in crease of any city in the state Ames WBK second with 636 Iowa City third with 348 and Waterloo leading the cities of more than 25 000 population fourth with 2fi9 Oi tumwa made a gain of more 22 per cent and Cedar Rapids nearly 21 per cent Folk County Leads Polk led in county increases with a gain of 17728 while Black Hawk with a population of only about 40 per cent as great increased 12251 These were the only counties to show gains in excess pf 10000 Woodbury being third in total gam with 9344 Pottawattamie fourth with 8341 and Linnfifth with 8 260 The largest decrease for anv county was an 8457 loss recorded by Monroe Appanoose lost 5714 the next greatest number Decatur decreased 2224 It was the only other county to lose more than 2000 inhabitants PIONEER WOMAN IN COUNTY DIES Mrs M E Anderson of Plymouth Survived by Large Family PLYMOUTH June M E Anderson 81 resident here for many years died at the home of her daughter last night She had received a broken hip about three weeks ago and later suffered a stroke which was the immediate cause of her death Mrs Anderson is survived by Mrs W O Prescott and Archie An derson both of Plymouth Roscco Anderson California Kirk Ander son Washington Leo Anderson Minnesota One daughter Belle preceded her mother in death sov ral years ago Her grandson Ger ald Prescott is director of the high school band in Mason City Funeral arrangements nave not been announced pending the arrival of her relatives from distant point Burial will be made in the cemetery at Plymouth Coroner Jury Returns Clean Bill at Algona ALGONA June ft lengthy examination of the details in the evidence surrounding the death of Donald Hulse 15 son of the Rev and Mrs C V Hulse near Luvcrtie Tuesday evening the cor oners jury drawn by Coroner W E Laird returned a verdict of acci dental death Segrave Speed Record Holder Killed in Wreck MAJOR H O n SEORAVE Motorboat Overturns at 100 Miles an Hour WINDEMERE England June 13 Sir Henry O Segrave in ternationally known speed king died shortly after 5 oclock this evening from injuries he suffered when his speedboat overturned on Lake Windemere The famous racer who holds the world automobile record of 231 miles an hour lost his life while testing out his newest speed boat Miss England II with which he hoped to capture the international trophy at Detroit this summer While pounding along on the lake at a speed of about 100 miles an hour the boat suddenly was seen to turn over and plunge into the water Segrave was dragged from the wreck by the owners of speed launches which shot to his assistance He was taken to a nearby hotel and was found to have suffered a broken arm a broken rib and a fractured thigh Church Press Demand Action in Lingle Death PROF STARBUCK POST Well Known lowan Will As sume Place in Cal ifornia IOWA CITY June 13 Edwin Miller Starbuck for nearly a quarter of century a member of the University of Iowa faculty will become professor of philosophy at the University of Southern Califor nia starting next SeptemberHis resignation was announced last night Professor Starbuck joined the uni versity faculty in 19Un a proles sor of philosophy He was made the head of the department in 1927 He has been director of the universitys institute of character research since 1923 A committee of which he was the head won a prize for the beat plan for methods of character training in public schools Professor Starbuck was born in Bridgeport Ind in 1866 He holds degrees from Indiana Harvard and Clark universities in America and the University of Zurick Switzet land Sac City Girl New Head of Iowa 4H AMES June 13 Brobell of Sac City was installed as president of the stale organization of the girls 4H clubs at the closing session of the third annual state convention at Iowa City college to day WILL ROGERS P BOSTON Mass June The senate commitee demanding every little confidential paper exchanged between Mr Hoover and Ramsay MacDonald in supposed confidence is just like a couple producing their marriage certificate in court hut would be made to go back and pro duce all the love letters they wrote to each other during the courtship Mr Hoover ought to be like the bishop Tell em its none of their business But the senate is not as scared of the president as they are the bishop The president dont con trol the Methodist vote What does the senate do with all the knowledge they demand from other people They never seem to use it Yours Tl Ilia MtNlutit Inc Indignation Against Chicago Police Inefficiency Grows June 13 cr for action in the hunt for th slayer Alfrefl TSake Tribune reporter rose higher anc higher today but with no indication from authorities of any new clews or of any prospect of immediate re sults Indignation over the murder wa fast translating itself into criticism of police of the city administration even of the Chicago Crime commis mission which one Rev Phillip a a lot of bunk Dr Yarrow chair man of the political action commit tee of the Chicago Federation of Churches called for a mass meeting for the expression of the ministrys indignation over crime conditions Churches are Aroused There was no lack of police ac tivity as motor squads cruised thru every part of the city making ar rests but tho the police net was drawn tight the grist of arrests showed no well known gangsters Indeed as officials admitted out of the more than 600 men arrested only a small percentage could be classified as gangsters Mostly they were nondescripts minor hoodlums and bums Leaders of the Methodist Luther an and Presbyterian denomination announced that within a week they expected to have a unified expres sion of indignation Dr John Thomp son pastor of the First Methodist church announced the opening of a campaign of education against crime from every Methodist pulpit in Chi cago Denies Telegram The Womens Chicago Beautiful association adopted a resolution blaming political control of the po lice department for the breakdown of city and county government There was some mystery concern ing an exchange of telegrams re garding nine men arrested by Nen Turn lo 2 Tnliimn 3t 3 BREAK OUT OFWAUKONJAIL Four Inmates in Allamakee County Refused to Leave Cells WAUKON June 13 Tuttle 33 and Arthur Schweikert both of Pottsvillc together with Henry Johnson escaped from the Allamakee county jail last night Four inmates still were in jail today having refused to join he trio when they escaped by picking a lock Tuttle was described by officers as stooped and wearing a dark suit Schweikert xvho was beliuvec to be with Tuttle was wearing overalls as was Johnson who was described as bald headed and weighing about 171 pounds Schwei kert was said to weigh 180 pounds HOUSE YET TO PUT ITS 0 K ON AGREEMENTS eaders Expect Presi dent to Sign Rate Measure WASHINGTON June 13 The senate today passed the adopting the confer tariff bill by ence reports The vote assured congressional approval of the measure The house votes tomorrow on the conference agreements ndjust ng differences between the two branches and affirmative action in a few hours is expected President Hoover probably will eceive the year and a half old HawleySmool bill next week Re publican leaders have predicted he would sign it He will study the provisions be fore acting The vote on adoption was 44 to 12 Five democrats voted for the measure The roll call follows FOR Baird Bing ham Capper Couzens Dale Dcneen Fess Gillett Glenn Goldsborough Greene Grundy Hale Hastings Hatfield Herbert Johnson Jones Kean Keyes McCullough McNary Metcalf Oddie Patterson Phipps Reed Robinson of Indiana Robin aonofKentucky ShortridgeSmpot StiewerSullivan Thomas of Idaho Townsend Vandenberg Wnlcot and Ransdell Fletcher Trammell and Total 44 AGAINST 1 a i n e B n r a h Brookhart Frazier HowelJ LaFol lette McMaster Norbeck Norris Pine and ncmocntls Barkley Black Bratton Brock Caraway Connally Copcland Dill George Glass Harris Harrison Hawes Haydcn Heflin McKellar Overman Pittman Robinson of Arkansas Shcppard Simmon s Stephens Swnnson Thomaa of Oklahoma Tydings Wagner Walsh of Massa chusetts Walsh of Montana and h i p s t e a Total 42 Of those not voting the following pairs were announced For Goff Gould Moses and Watson Against Blease King and Smith This accounted for everyone of the 96 senators HITCHHIKER IS MUTILATED Traveler Picked Up by Ex pensive Car Occupied by Trio OMAHA Jan 13 into police headquarters here early today a man giving the name of James Kirk 3d Detroit mechanist told police that he had been sub jected to a brutal operation for re moval of glands by three men who picked him up yesterday on an Iowa highway as he was hitchhiking to ward Omaha from Des Moines Kirk who left Des Moines two days ago after staying there foi several weeks in quest of work re lated that an expensive car driven by a chauffeur pnllled along side him 10 miles east of Council Bluff lowa as he walked along the high way The chauffeur got out he said Would you like a ride Kirk quoted the liveried driver asking Kirk said that srispiea anc started to get in the front seat A the request of the driver however he got into the rear seat where two middle aged men bearing the ap pearance of prosperous profession al or businessmen greeted him As the car started he related they seized him and pressed a cloth to his nostrils He became unconscious he told police He awoke much later in the riny near the highway but was too weak lo call for help Today he stumbled In the highway and hailed a motor ist who brot him to Omaha RETIRES AS BUS QUEEN1 Mrs Hrlen Brrxver nffcr vcant voluntarily surrrmlprrri her titlp she sold floct of 12 IiiiRBes to thr Jeffcrsoo company colorful carrrr nT us quorn Friday tvhnn rjmspnrtufion Legge Teague Renamed to Federal Farm Board NEGRO MINISTER HELD IN MURDER Indianapolis Pastor Impli cated in Killing of Church Auditor INDIANAPOLIS June 13 The slaying two months ago of E D Pierson M Negro Chicago auditor of the Nalionnl Baptist convention killed police said be cause he knew too much about juggling of a ffiliODO fund was be lieved solved totlny Under arrest hero were the Rev B J F Wostbrook pastor of the largest Negro church in Indiana polis and George Washington 11 described by police as a hired Ne gro gunman The former was sail to have written an introductory letter for Washington At Nashville police asserted A M Townsend reputedly one of the wealthiest Negroes in the country secretary of the Baptist Sunday school publishing board and auditor of a Negro bank in Nashville He was released on 510000 bond Pierson was slain as he was re turning to Chicago from Nashville xvhere he uncovered a discrepancy in the Negro Baptist convention loan fund Townsend would have been ruined by the exposure de tectives said and plotted the kill ing to cover it up Police said Washington who was arrested here Wednesday had con fessed to the slaying and said he re ceived 3000 tor it He was held strictly incommnnicFulo it city prison under bond on a va grancy charge until the arrest early today of Westbrook British Air Forces Continue With Bombing PESHAWAR Northwest Frontier Province India June 33 British air force today continued heavy bombing of positions of the Haji of Turangzai Severe casual ties were inflicted on the Hajis tribesmen who also were reported to have suffered heavily from a shelling two days ago W Cameron Iorbes of Bos ton Appointed as Tokyo Envoy June 13 The controversy over the fed eral farm boards activities in the gain market was placed squarely be fore the senate today by I he nomi nnUon of Alexander H Logge to serve a second term as chairman of the board Intensive criticism pf the boards policies has been expressed in busi ness circles particularly by the United States Chamber ot Com merce This was based upon the con tention thut the boards use of its SSOO000000 revolving fund in buy ing grain hampered competition and was detrimental to private inter ests Announcing Lcggcs reappoint mcnt Iflle yesterday the white house also made public the nomina tion of C C Teague of California to serve 1 second term on the board At the same time the nomination of W Cameron Forbes of Boston as ambassador to Japan was an nounced Legge and were originally appointed to serve one year terms these ending at midnight tomorrow The confirmation of Lcggc was op posed a year ago by farm organiza tions and senators from the north west JEFFERSON TO OPERATE FLEET OF BUS QUEEN Transaction Closes Colorful Career of Mrs Brewer Red Ball Transportation com pany Iowas pioneer bus line founded by Mrs Helen Schliltz Brewer of Mason City Friday waa snld to the Jefferson Transportation company of Minneapolis The tran saction joins two of the largest in dependent lines in the northwest and marks the retirement of the woman who since 1922 has had the title of Iowa bus queen The price was not announcedAr rangements were completed before theboard of railroad commissioners with the change effective Monday Schedules remain unchanged until coordination can be effected Operated 12 Russos Beginning with a remodeled tour ng car the Red Ball line at the imG of its sale operated 12 large busses with a daily mileage of 2100 over a route from Spencer to Mason City Waterloo to Mason City and from Albert Lea and Des Moines to Mason City The company will have three transstate routes from Lamonl to Albert Lea and Minneapolis and two north from Cedar Rapids The company also operates in Missouri Mrs Brewers career at the helm of the Red Ball stages has been a colorful one She lost a fight against the Iowa motor carrier and ton mile tax Once when denied a permit to operate three busses daily betyvasn Waterloo and Cedar jCkpfds she an nounced that she would give the service free Once she was citedfor contempt of court for violating the injunction against cutting rates but was exonerated when she showed that the lower rates were the result of an employes error Ocfind Six Kullroiids Mrs Brewers career in the bus business attracted attention from the start when in 1D22 she defied the efforts of six railroads to stop the development of her fast growing enterprise Her fight with the railroads a t traclod nationwide attention turns and stories about the Iowa bus riueen appeared in newspapers Ihruotillho country Held Key ihsllinii The fact that Mrs Brewer held the key routes for both north and south an well as for castand west bus travel is believed here to have been the contributing factor to the merger The Jefferson line has been making overtures to purchase tha Mason City organization for the past four years Being barred by the local line from going over the Jefferson highway from Minneapolis to Des MoiiiCK the Jefferson com rrurn In Vntr 2 Column 11 loj in ti in ici tl ti m le m le 116 Wea JOHNSON TO BE IN SWEA CITY Former Minnesota Senator Engaged for Annual Elevator Meeting SWEA CITY June Johnson former U fi senator from Minnesota and at one time a color ful figure in the politics or his home stale as well as Ihe nation will give the address at the aniuia meeting at the Farmers CoOpoia tive Elevnlor company in the opera house Saturday night of I his week In hi letter to Manager Frank Thomson of Ihe elevator i I he speaking engagement former Senator Jnhnson pave no hint ft what he will talk about IOWA WEATHER ShoMcrs Fridnv night and possibly Saturday morning somewhat cooler Snturday nml in wist and central portions Friclav night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 82 Minimum in Night fifi At fi A flf Friday 58 Rainfall 72 of nn Inch Junes rainfall total shot to 523 inches Thursday night with the ad dition of 72 of an inch Of this last named amount 60 of nn inch fell in the late afternoon and the re i maining 12 of an inch in the night Thursdays maximum of fi2 has been exceeded only twice in the first 13 days of June Clouds hung extrem ely low Friday morning with rain falling spasmodically There are those who wish that this over abundance of precipitation could be spaced according to crop needs in July and August oi he likl less h y 3 I ne o n n a n h o e ;