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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 27, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPEE Kdited for the Home UOMF E ft THE NEWSPAPER THAT MARKS ALL NOUTH IOWANS NEIGHBOUS HOM EDIT IVOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKE SEKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 27 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 224 HEADS ROTARY Alinon U Kolh Palo Alto Cal todny was named presi dent of Kotary International at tho Chicago convention as the result of defeating Itaymond J Knoeppel New York City the other nominee The vote was 221G to 1119 imiesotan SHERIFF Mortality Rate Higher This Year Is By CHARLES 1 STEWART SHINGTON June 27 It is a a conside r a b i e distinction to be renominated for the senate this year The political mortality rate among sitting senators is ter rific Thus far only two oj them in the ranks of those whose ttirr it is to stand fur reelection next November have proved selves s t r o u if in I VKmSTii to befit o p p o s i t i o n iJc 6wiJ party priniarftfi Senators McMaster of South Da kota and Schali of Minnesota faced fights and won them Now it is un to them to win in the autumn it they can Senators McNary of Oregon on I Steck of Iowa also have been re nominated but they are unopposed McNary because he had his states G O P organization com pletely under his thumb Steck be cause a Hawkeye democrats chances are considered so dubious that no one else desired his place on the ticket Thirty Die as Lightning Touches Off Explo sives i By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UORTYONE persons were killed yesterday and last night in elec tric hail and rain storms that swept down over Ontario Newfoundland and the northeastern section of tin United States At Brockville Ont thirty were killed when lightning fired explo sives aboard a drill boat in the St Lawrence river Four passengers were killed ana one was believed to have been fatally injured when a passenger coach of a train bound from Winni peg to Toronj plunged into th9 flooded Vermillion river at Capreol Ont Several trains were stalled and many motorists were stranded by landslides and washouts at Sudbury Ont No lives were lost A hail storm sank 30 boats at Lumsdcn N F and three fisherman were drowned Two were drowned when a gale overturned a boat at Buffalo where buildings were unrooofcd and a 35 000 barrel oil tank was fired by lightning at Olean N Y Lightning killed a 9 year old girl near Hackettstown N J and a farmer near Carlisle Pa Heavy damage was reported in New Jersey Pennsylvania and other Atlantic seaboard states Minister Had Been Missing Since June 7 Man Be Father of Wheaton Minn Publisher pHOENIX Ariz June 27 j A The body of an elderly man dead time was found in the desert near Buckeye 30 miles west oC here last night Officials said the description tallied in some respects j with that of the Rev Thomas Howard Minnesota minister miss inir since June 7 The body was found by a Negro minister and his companion who were inspecting a homestead They said the position indicated the man had gone to sleep beside a camp Ore and rolled into it No papers were found in his clothes j oward wandered from the home j oC relatives in Tucson Ariz belicv ing they said he might find his old j Minnesota friends a little way out on the desert Buckeye is 1GO miles west of Tucson Efforts to find Howard have been futile have combed the desert near Tucson Earl Howard his sci recently returned to Wheat on Minn where he publishes a paper after giving up the search TWTcMASTER and Schall were named as Master notably so Schall began his term conserva tively in fact he defeated Magnus Johnson the farmerlabor exsena tor and developed insurgency grad ually with occasional lapses wind p ing up apparently 100 per cent however McMastcrs record was consistent Of the 12 progressives who finally voted against the HawleySmooth tariff bill he was one of the five who also had the courage to vote against it in the form in which the senate originally passed it If the whole 12 had stood as pat the first time as Elaine LnFollctte McMaster Nor beck and Norris did the bills ulti mate fate might have been different However Borah Brookhart Frazier tHowelI Nye Pine and Schall weak ened on the initial test of strength and altho they flopped over later the tariffites had strengthened Turn to Fntfo 2 Column 11 AUNT HET By Robert Quiilcn I just decided this long rainy spell didnt have no bright side an then I hap pened to think it had kept Sallic from comin over to oorrow anything Officers Showered With Boiling Mash as Still Explodes CHICAGO June 27 highway policemen lying in svuit for moonshiners were scalded and injured early today when a still they had under surveillance ex ploded Patrolman Walter Remillard was reported near death from burns His companion Sergt John Orgcl was not seriously hurt Smelling mash the patrolmen found the still of about 150 gallons capacity in a garage in Markham They found no one on the premises but there was a fire burning indi cating that the operators planned to return The officers concealed themselves close to the still Twenty minutes later it exploded showering them with the boiling mash Police believe that the still oper ators were hidden across the street and that they fled when they saw the officers screaming with running from the garage Deneen Also WiSI Be Asked About Campaign Expenses CHICAGO June 27 Herald and Examiner said it had been informed by Senator Gerald P Nye chairman of the senate inves tigating committee that subpoenas for inquiry into the campaign ex penses of Senator Charles S Deneer and his successful opponent Rutli Hanna McCormick will be iasuei Monday Senator C C Dill will meet here ivith Senator Nye the newspaper said and in all probability the in qury will open July 7 Ralph Bank Bandit Wants noted Attorney to Avgue Case CANON CITY Colo June 27 IVI F ID Crawford of the Colorado state penitentiary has an nounced that Ralph Fleagle con demned bank robber is seeking the aid of Clarence Darrow famous at torney in an effort to escape death Fleagle was sentenced to death for his participation in the robbery of the Lamar Colo First National bank two years ago and the slaying of four men in connec tion with tile robbery Three of the bandit gang1 are under death sen tences the fourth Jake Fleagle is at large Fleagle the warden said had asked Darrow to argue his appeal before the United States supreme court Special Election Held on Central States Proposal OSAGID June of Osage turned thumbs down on the pcoposed gas franchise offered by the Central States Power and Light corporation in a special election here yesterday The vote was 951 to The proposal of the Skelly Oil company Tulsa Okla was ac cepted by the voters in another special election held June The Skelly company will use butane in the manufacture of their gas and will erect a plant valued at approx imately 5100000 for its manufac ture The erection of the Skelly plant is to take place within 12 months JngoSlavs to Meet EVELETH Minn June 27 Hundreds of Jugoslavs from cities in northern Minnesota are expected to cpme to Eveleth Sunday to join in the statewide observance of the 300th anniversary of the Rt Rev Frederic Barragas entry into the United States WAGE BILLION DOLLAR BATTLE Pnnce of Wales Speech to Be Brot to America by Radio NEW YORK June 27 Prince of Wales is to be heart in America via radio on July 7 the Na tional Broadcasting company an nounced today His speech to be made at a din ner at the Savoy hotel in London at the annual banquet of the National LTnon of students will De brot across the Atlantic and retransmit ted to the American coast to coast network The broadcast is to last 15 min utes starting at p m C S IT One cif tlio masl expensive trials in the history is unilur way at Jomigslmvn Ohio to whether or riot lie Youiifrstouii Sheet and Tulx company and ISethlehcm Steel slml ho permitted to iiiRrgc Fees of Ihc 40 or morn attorneys will run well over a million dollars Photos show top Cyrus S Raton left Cleveland steel fi nancier wlin seeks to lIoe merjtcr iml his chief counsel Luther Day of flevclaml tlic trial judge is David G Jenkins center James A Campbell president of I be YouriKsfovyn company extreme right below IliueniO left president of Bethlehem and his chief attorney Xewtnn Bnhor of Cleveland Tho trial was temporarily haltcd Friday hy lire suioile of L A Manchester one of the attor neys fnr din Sheet and Tube romnnny Officials Unable to Say Howard Robbed Bank Ownership of bile Being Traced by Officials OFFICERS of the Calumet State bank at Calumet which was robbed Tuesday by bandits were unable to establish whether or not Don W Howard 32 Conterville S Dak alias Ward James Donahue is or is not one of the bandits who entered the bank and escaped from photographs shown them Wcdnes day night by R W Nebergall spc cia agent of the state bureau of investigation George Riesseck president of the bank declared that certain features of the photograph resembled thOfe of one of the bandits which entered tho bank Roy Mugge cashier of the bank also agreed that there were resemblances in the photo graph of one o fine men who robbed the bank Forced into Vault Both Riesseck and Mugge were forced to lie on the floor by the three bandits who entered the bank and escaped with 51200 Later when three customers came into thp bank all five svcre forced into the vault Neither Riesseck nor Muffgs re called that one of the bandits harl pockmarks on his face Howard however has prominent pockmnrks which would probably be renini j bored Tracing Ownership Special Ardent Nebergall accom panied by Deputv Sheriff Frink OConnor of Woodbiirj county uvl Tom Farley detective from Siouv City continued to fUoux City after with Calumet bank of ficials in further invnstirrnlion of the robbery They are tracing Jvvn Turn rii Iinr 2 Oilimm n 3runson Too Will Con tinue in Southern Iowa WASHINGTON June 27 W Glen C Brunson deputy ilbition pro enforcement officer for outhern Iowa with headquarters at Jes Moines and George C Parsons fort Dodge enforcement director or the North Iowa territory were reappointed today by the justice de partment The officers who served under the treasury regime will begin their new appointment when the justico Jepartment takes over prohibition enforcement July Others named for middle western posts include Illinois northern Chad W Rowden acting Chicago Illinois eastern Arthur E Hamil ton East St Louis Illinois south ern James A Eaton Springfield Wisconsin I istern William F Cun ningham Milwaukee Wisconsin western Ray J Nyc Madison Min nesota Maurice Silverman St Paul South Dakota E L Senn Sioux Falls Nebraska William M Rowan Omaha Missouri eastern James Dillon St Louis Missouri western City W Harold Lane Kansas ASKS COOPERATION Counsel for Company Commits Sui cide in YOUNGSTOWN Ohio June 27 of the suit for injunction Lo prevent merger of the Youngs town Sheet and Tube company with the Bethlehem Steel corporation came to an abrupt halt today when L A Manchester chief counsel for the Youngstowa company shot and killed himself Motive for Manchesters suicide was not immediately known He was rumored to have opposed merger of his company with Bethlc hem altho in the trial he was on the side upholding the merger Judge David J Jenkins was in formed Mnncheste had shot him self as court was being opened for the third day of the trial He or dered adjournment until Monday The shooting took place in Man chesters office The fact that he was dead was withheld for several minutes Noted Financier of Canada Dies at 73 TORONTO Ont June 27 T Peleg Howland 73 who rose from office boy to president of the Im perial brink of Canada died sudden ly at his home here last night Ho was one of the most powerful fig ures in the financial and business life of the dominion WASHINGTON June 27 Attorney General Mitchell is mak ing plans for closer cooperation be tween state and federal authorities in the enforcement of the prohibi tion laws In a statement published today he made this known and outlined I other plans for the administration of the dry laws by his department which on July 1 will take charge of the prohibition bureau now in the treasury department Wide Support The moral obligation to take measures to enforce the eighteenth amendment he said rests alike on federal and state governments The power is concurrent and there fore the duty is concurrent For these reasons it was necessarily un derstood that state governments and the federal government would each take a part in the enforcement In those states which have repealed en forcement statutes and whose au thorities do not perform a proper share of the work there have been and will continue to be grave de ficiencies in enforcement The department he continued will endeavor to procure that degree of enforcement which can only come thru the united efforts of state and federal governments supported by the large body of citizens who be lieve the law should be respected and obeyed Jay Heath Admits He Killed Game Warden Last April To Forces To bring thin about the cabinet officer added the department wil put forth a special effort to confer with authorities each state or at least those who have enforce ment statutes of their own relative Turn In Iucc I Column CHICAGO June is something Chicago ought to put on billboards and announce to the world No innocent man has been murdered here since the Worlds Tair in 93 and so rival gangs do not murder each other They are killed by members of their own gang for holding out and at dou ble crossing A square gangster can die in this town of old age and an innocent citizen to be shot here would have to commit suicide I tell you this system has a lot of merit to it Wouldnt it be great if bank ers bumped off the crooked ones Yours Troops Airplanes Join Intensive Search for Murderer Posses Beat Wooded Banks of Iowa River BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A POSSE of 200 men was scouring the Iowa river valley north of Iowa City today in a search for the slayer of Sheriff Fred Sweet and Night Marshal Aaron Bailey of Washington The state and county officers augmented by a troop of Iowa na tional guardsmen were using North Liberty as the center of a wide spread effort to trap the man who has been at liberty since early yes terday The slayer was reported to have been seen in the northern part of Johnson county last night and early today after he abandoned the stolen automobile in which he escaped Comb Wooded Lane The posse beat thru the wooded land along the river all morning without success and early this afternoon was extending the search northward to Solon Meanwhile state fingerprint experts were analyzing prints taken from the automobile in which the killer escaped and the one in which he was arrested by Sheriff Sweet at Washington Officers this afternoon located a straw pile one and a half miles north of Liberty where they believe the slayer slept last night Across the Interurban tracks is a potato patch where several plants had been up rooted The officers believe that the man breakfasted on the potatoes Bloodhounds were ordered from Waterloo and are expected to lake up the slayers trail from thai spot Marshal D C Kclsey and a half dozen men left Solon shortly after noon to join the searching party TheTipton and three meii ate lunch at Solon and then con tinued to seek the slayer ft was reported at Solon that tho slayer had stopped at Cou Falls northwest of North Liberty this morning for a bottle of pop and had talked to residents for about a half hour Iowa Troops Called Out WASHINGTON Iowa June 27 members of the cavalry of the Iowa national guard and an equal number of Washington busi nessmen today rushed in automo iles to North Liberty in response to a call from officers there who mud they believed they had the slayer of Sheriff Fred Sweet and Marshal Aaron Bailey cornered in a timber north of there Twenty Washington men pre viously had gone to North Liberty to aid in the search The autoiro bile in which the slayer made his escape was found near there last ht and it was learned here that he was believed to have fled Into the woods when he abandoned Ilis automobile Couldnt 1hiee Call IOWA CITY June 27 today received a call from an un identified man who said he had Mcen a man answering the description of the slayer of the two Washing ton officers at Oakdale about a m Police said they were un able to trace the origin of the call altho several Oakdale persons said they had heard the same report Another man told police he tbe man at G p m Thursday at Shucyville walking along the road while a third said he saw a car nn Hwering the description of that in which the slayer fled from Wash ington speeding1 along the road near here about yesterday Tito car was traveling about miles an hour altho it had a flat tire Airplnms Join Search Airplanes owned by Richard Haw ley of Fort Dodge student at the University of Iowa and by Ptul Shaw of Iowa City flew almost continuously between Washington and Cedar Rapids seeking the slayer Telephone operators here wen given u description of I he hunted man and were instructed to notify all fanners in the vicinity to watch for him Clay Bowersox owner of a gen eral store at Shueyville R miles northwest of North Liberty trld police he saw the man Thursday night Me said the man ho saw was wearing1 light trousers a soft hat and was without a coat Found Posjtivo Mews IOWA CITY June 27 Ti Positive clews were uncovered Positive clows were uncovered late yesterday when the car in which the killer escaped from Wash ington after the shooting was found at North Liberty 10 miles north of here The killer had stolen the car Turn li IuEl 2 Column I 1 VIRGINIA Minn Juivp Jay Gould Heath 46 riortw nesota trapper and former Iowa farmer today signed fession county authorities all mitting the fatal shooting last April of Norman D Fairbanks Si1 deputy stato gamo warden Heath captured last night after a deputy sheriff had slain his sou Charles 10 for resisting arresi dented any connection with the mys terious disappearance a year ago of a family of six in the Bear river county Sheriff Frank L Magic said The sheriff said Heath told him that a year ago Mr and Mrs Ivlay narcl Null and their four children came from St Paul Minn to live with him and his son Later he said the family suddenly disappeared from his cabin without revealing their destination Heath told officers his wife died at his Iowafarm in He came to northern Minnesota with his son about a year and a half ago he said Fairbanks wai shot while seeking il legal trappers Duko of York Unhurt LONDON June 27 The Duke of York second sou of King George was in a slight automobile accident at noon today but emerged unhurt IOWA WEATHER Inrroasirif riomliness fol lowed by showers Into Friday night or Saturday in wcst pm tion Slightly warmer in Uie norlInvest portion Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24hour period ending it 8 oclock Friday morning iUixinumi Thursday Minimum in Night VA At 8 A M IYitiay 74 After a day of comparative cool ness the mercury began cnrly Fii day to do its rise into the upper al titudes By H oclock it had ap proached within n degrees of Lhe Thursday high mark A rise to 85 seemed almost certain The weath er auguries were favorable for Hie Sec Iowa First tour into Iowas Switzerland planned for Saturday and Sunday by the Round Tible club anil Waltonites ;