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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 2, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas PAPER Edited for the Home t I VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 2 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 176 to Socialism Wheeler Thinks Na tion Drifting to Liberalism STORM DEATH TOLL NOW 23 By CHAIUES P STEVVAKT ASHINGTON May cans or demo crats can hardly be told apart any longer except as LH Hf W lns and or in spots vice versa Elections hinge on personalities not issues Folk divide in to plenty of groups to be sure but party names have ceas ed to describe them Six years ago the late Senator Robert H LaFollette tried to begin a new party with real principles He even ran for president on its ticket tie expected to be beaten but he did hope his seedling party would grow into Instead as a separate party it expired im mediately Senator LaFollette died soon af terward but his running mate Sen ator Burton K Wheeler of Butte Mont is still Here A few weeks ago 1 asked Senator Wheeler wheth er he believes the chanees would be any batter now lo launch a ma jor political movement representa tive of more than a mere desire for Turn In IHKO Column Digest Poll Shows Clergy of Enifre Ccuahy for Enforcement NEJW YORK May 2 The school teachers of America are the dryest President CHAMBER HEARS lawyers are the wettest proiesEional groups in America ac cording to the returns of the Liter ary Digests special classified polls published in tomorrows issue ol the magazine The clergy of the entire country vote strongly for enforcement the Eighteenth amendment altho over 34 per cent of this group favor a repeal of the Eighteenth amend ment and the Volstead act accord ing to the votes received in this sup plemenlary poll The bankers vote 34018 for re peal and 35210 for enforcement with the balance of 15006 votln for modification Practically onehalf of the phy sieians vote for repeal in this pol while 30 per cent favor strict en forccmcnt and the other 20 per cent register their opinions for modifica tion Enforcement Vote Higher In the special poll of the Literary Digest subscribers the vote of this group for repeal is practically the same ratio as that of the main pro hibition poll but the vote for en forcement is considerably higher while the percentage for modifica tion lags behind the tabulations in the 20000000 ballot poll In the poll of nearly 500000 edu cators the vote for enforcement is higher GO per cent than that of the dryest state in the main poll Kansas and the vote for repeal is less than 25 per cent of the educa tors total vote Over C5 per cent of the votes in the lawyers poll are for repeal while the returns for enforcement are under 30 per cent The Literary Digest stales they have augmented their huge nation wide poll with these six supplement ary polls of the bankers clergy edu Turn li Iage 1 Column ureater Degree of Eco nomic Stability Is Sought May 2 achieve a greater degree of eco nomic stability for the future President Hoover is planning an ex haustive study of the stock market collapse of last year the boom period which preceded it and the depression which followed If his project meets with general approval tne chief executive in tends to institute the inquiry when the present situation clears a lit tle and to carry out the investi gation he contemplates the appoint ment of a commission representing the various fields of endeavor in volved Describes Studies Mr Hoover made this known last night in delivering an address be fore the Chamber of Commerce of the United States in which he also expressed the opinion that the worst effects of the security crash are now past with a renewed prosperity lying just ahead The chief executive described the fifudy of the depression of 1921 which he undertook as secretary ot commerce and told of how the ex periences of nearly a decade ago had been applied to counteracting the business decline of the last few months To Organize Commission The nation he said has ad vanced in methods of stability in recent years adding that the devel Study Stock Market Local Orchestra Plays in Iowa Contest Finals Hero is the latest photo Mahatnm Gandhi leader of Indias campaign of disobedience in defiance of British rule whoso activities have stirred the flame of revolt tliruout In dia Ho is shown studying re ports of the progress of the movement Turn to Iago 4 Column SHAFFTOlTSS HAMMILLS RAGE nng Be Peking as Formerly PEIPING China May 2 Peiping so named by its Nanking conquerors who divested it of it centuries old glory will once again be called Peking this time by it new and northern conquerors who established themselves there recent ly without shedding a drop of blood Dr Tchou Gao Hsiang commit sioner of foreign affairs for Yen 1 Hsi Shan sometimes known as the Believes Governor Wouldnt model governor of Shansi Prov ince announced the change today in Yens behalf and said that Pekin Peiping or Peping as it now is var iously known will resume as capita of united China Yen has called a peoples con gress which will meet here withi the month to establish a new gov ernment which Yen will head an which will have it was announced Marshal FengYu Hsiang as con mander of the military Wang Chi Wei leader of the left wing of th Kuomintang or peoples party the Nanking government will ar rive here from the south within week to gecome head of the politica party which will sponsor the new AUNT HET Bv Robert Qtiillen Vote Tariffs Against Farmers DES MOINES May 2 Senator J O Shaff of Clinton coun ty was announced today as chair man of Gov John Hammills cam paign for the republican senatorial nomination Snaff who is chairman of the highways committee in the state senate will come to DCS Moines in a days to take active control of Hammills organization Shaff was a member of the reso lutions committee at the Kansas City republican convention which nominated Herbert Hoover for the presidency In advising HammUl of his desire to enter the campaign1 Senator Shaff listed principal reasons for his support of the governor While I expect you to support the republican party and its princi ples Shaff said I am sure you not vote for tariff legislation that will benefit the farmer on 10 per cent and penalize mm on 90 per cent of the commodities in which he is interested You will be constructive but I am sure you will not vote for recla mation projects that mean more competition and larger surpluses tor Iowa farmers to contend with You have used your influence to start H correction of our antiquated tax system You have been 100 per cent tot the good roads cause You have stood squarely against such disastrous legislation as tne bank guaranty law would have been Shaff said he believed Governor Hammills state administration has been a very excellent one indeed government Tho only lime T get mad sit Pa is when be sets an lets the phone ring so Ive got to set an suffer sigonies o cur iosity or else answer it my self The nationalist government which had established itself at Nanking and represented essentially a move ment growing out Canton southern the name of Peking to Peiping after their conquest of the city in 192S when the war lord the late Chang Tso Lin was forced to flee to Man churia where he met death when his train was bombed Tiree Firsts Captured by Mason City in First Day Competition By JOHN HAKTZELL SPENGE Staff Correspondent IOWA CITY May a uccessful day Thursday at the tate university of Iowa music fes iva in which Mason City garnered laces in nine events the Mason high school orchestra gave it elf a surprise by qualifying in the iass A competition Friday morn ng Director Gerald R Prescott ad nitted that he was surprised and tated the orchestra had never be ore played so well The qualifying announcement placed Mason City irst and Abraham Lincoln high chool of Council Bluffs second In the preliminaries North high DCS Moines a strong contender or the tiEle and East Waterloo ailed to qualify The girls glee club also won the to compete in the finals with West Waterloo Creston and Roose velt high of Des Moines The boys flee chib and mixed chorus failed o qualify Lake Mills Chorus First Lake Mills in Class B mixed chorus was rated first in the pre iminaries with Perry aa second Mason City high school stepped nto prominence here Thursday In the state music festival placing in nine events three more than tbe nearest compeUtor Stanhope Only towns In size City triwTffln1rilnTi1niT Lin AbraViam Lin coin Council Bluffs with four vic tories Roosevelt Des MoJnes four and two Waterloo schools four each Mason City won first in the wind instrument group first in girls small vocal group and in the solo six of eight musicians en tered placed Bob Bagley defeated five contestants in trumpet solo the only Mason City first place winner in individual solo Artemus Brown was second in a field of six in French horn Arlene Bentz was second among five contestants with bassoon solo and Don Woods placed second in a strong field of seven in tuba solo Olliers Ilay Well William Rae met a group of six flutists four of whom were excep tional for high schoolers and fin ished a strong third Ernest Zerble was fourtli on baritone and Sidney Sanborn was fourth among trom bone players The Mason City clarinet quintet is composed of Howard Ross lead er Milton Marti Elmer Bruna Roger Sanborn and Ray Burrell Singers in the Mason City girls sex tet are Elizabeth Stevens Naomi Baxter Thelma Larson Lois Meyer Evelyn Amklov and Catherine Cur tis Stanhope was the dark horse ot the day winning in six events sur prising the entire congregation ol 1000 youngsters gathered for the first day Stanhope had three firsts two seconds and one third Concert Is Given At the Thursday evening con oTNankTnglnd 1 lne winners Bob Basi cities changed a solo the clarinet quintet HOOVER NOT AT HEART A DRY LETTER REVEALS Witness Denied Liquor ROBERT BAtiLEY W Was Served at Cam paign Party TORNADO RAZES TEKAMAHNEBR DAMAGE IS HIGH Russell Woman Among Victims of Tor nado CHICAGO May 2 Tornadoes and tempests dipped sporadically over the middle west yesterday leaving a jagged trail nf wreckage ASHINGTON letter written May 2 by WHHuni H Fair Grounds Buildings Are Hit by Wind Damage estimated between 000 and 55000 was caused to the buildings of the North Iowa Fair association shortly before 8 oclock Thursday night wnenthe tail of a tornado whipped down completely demolishing one structure and dam aging others Only the fairgrounds was touched by the funnel of the twister According to Fred G Mitchell secretary who lias his offices at the fairground Uie tornado is believed to have come from tne southwest The funnel reached down tore the c roof off the hog house demolished and killing 23 persons eight of them the overflow nursery cow shed women I Property and livestock loss damaged the roof of the Cat cattle Legge Hits Back at Foes in Chamber WASHINGTON May 2 Chairman Legge of the farm board said today thatthe purpose of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States In urging revision of the law under which the board ates was to make the farm board impotent The chamber yesterday adopted a resolution which condemned poli cies of the board and in effect urged that its loan to cooperatives to aid In marketing commodities cease In a statement Legge said the chamber proposed to sponsor an other national conference to adopt some more resolutions of sympathy for agriculture He asserted that the board intended to continue to serve the farmer He said the chambers action simply confirms what we told the members of that organization Wed nesday They are for something to help the farmer only until they find out it works he added Naturally we bad hoped they would support our efforts to aid agriculture but if they are going to oppose us we are glad they have come out in the open Its much easier to deal with an enemy who is squarely against you than one who pretends to be friend ly but fights you behind your back Our client is the farmer and we are going to continue to serve him just as the agricultural marketing act intended we his benefit not the benefit of some one else Stayton chairman of the board of barn and then destroyed tbe large the association against the prohihi tion amendment placed in the rec ord of the senate lobby committee today said he knew that President Hoover is not at heart a dry The letter was read after the wit ness had denied in response to a question by Senator Elaine repub lican Wisconsin that the associa tion had brot any liquor to be served at a celebration for a can didate for the presidency in 1928 No name was mentioned by Elaine in putting the question The letter discussing President Hoover was written in March 1929 to Herbert L Clark of Philadelphia After Stayton wrote that he knew Mr Hoover is not at heart a dry it added I fear that I must approach the conclusion that he is u dry because of the prospective profit in voter and nothing that has to do with right and wrong or with facts wil make any impression upon him Would ScratcU Ticket The letter to Clark read From what I hear Mr Hoover has made up his mind that the dry are of that temperament which im pels them to somewhat fanatically entertained and the Turn In I girls Column sextet Cherokee Population Shows Gain of 582 SPENCER May 2 pop ulation of Cherokee was given today as 6400 an increase of fi82 since 1920 by Merton E DeWolf census supervisor The total includes the state hospital which has 1570 in mates this year an increase of 293 since 1920 Cherokee 10 yearn ago bad 5821 persons ARMY AVIATOR DIES IN CRASH Lieut Brown Tried to Land His Plane on Uncles Missouri Farm MEXICO Mo May 2 Harold Brown U S army flyer from Selfridge field Mich was i r killed today in attempting to make j I a landing on the farm of his uncle Robert Brown near here Lieuten ant Brown was graduated from United States Military academy in 1928 He was captain of the polo Col Lindbergh Lands Mail Plane at Miami MIAMI May 2 Charles A Lindbergh landed at Havana at a m C S T after a night of five hours and 55 minutes from Puerto Cabezas Nicaragua with seven day airmail from South Am erican points for the United States according to a radio message re ceived by Pan American Airways here The distance of 638 miles was accomplished at an average speed of approximately 108 miles an hour regard the wet and dry issue as be ing superior to all questions of gov ernment and of morals and that consequently a dry will always scratch from the ticket a man who does not do lip service to the dry cause At the same time Mr Hoover I learn believes that the wets are of a different temperament nnd he thinks that he can get votes from the wets without espousing their cause and that therefore as a mat ter of vote gettinghe had better take the dry side A Dry for Votes If he were sincerely n dry one i might hope to convince him by nr gument or statement of facts but as I know that he is not at heart a dry I fear that I must approach the conclusion that he is a dry be cause of the prospective profit in votes and nothing that has to do with right or wrong or with facts will make any impression upon him Stayton was excused today and the committee adjourned until Tues day dining hall Other buildings were not touched Ulll Be Uebuilt Mr Mitcliell announced Krulsy morning that the structures dam aged were completely covered by iu snrnnce He says that all will be rebuilt by this fall in better shape thun before In bis opinion the dam age from the twister was between and SHOOO The hog shed is about 195 feet by 300 feet and is the second larg est in the state Damage lo this was severe and altho the structure was not demolished the roof was torn off and tbe interior will need re pairs The overflow nursery cow shed is not a large structure but this was badly damaged Considerable damage waa also done to the roof of the fat cattle barn Five electric light poles were torn down but all electricity excep to the offices had been turned oEC Ulning Hall Demolished The dining hall south the amphitheater was demolished by the tornado and is a scattered mess of wreckage Some boards blown off the structures were stuck in the ground Some of the wreckage was carried by the wind to the east end of the fairground Mr and Mrs Mitchell were not aware of the tornado until they saw bits of wreckage flying past the windows Mrs Mitchell says she felt a slight tremor of the building in which Mr and Mrs Mitchell are now living a short time before tne wreckage was seen STOCKS FALL TO A SHARE ON SELLING WAVE team at West Point The plane dived from a height of 30 feet and Lieu tenant Brown was instantly killed Moovrr Uanls Six Million WASHINGTON May 2 President Hoover called upon con gress today to make available quickly almost SG000000 to cover deficiencies in government depart PARKER ACTION IS POSTPONED Both Friends and Foes of Hoover Nominee Confi dent of Victory BULLETIN WASHINGTON Miiy 2 fPi of Jiidgn Iolm 1 Parker of North Curolinii as nomlneo to Ilio supremo court was demanded In the scnato to day by Senator Norris repub lican Nebraska In the Interest of keeping that great tribunal on 11 higher plane WASHINGTON May 2 friends and opponents of Judge John J Parker claimed voting gains to day in the senates struggle over the jurists nomination as an associate justice of the supreme court The opposition in particular was more than ever confident of the outcome and its lenders let it be known thai they were ready for a vote at any lime Altho regarding the outlook as more hopeful the administration group which is defending the nom inee against charges of prejudice from labor and Negro organizations indicated a preference that the vole be postponed until Monday Following its usual procedure the senate will not be in session tomor row and thus should adjournment Herman T Schacfer president of j toniglit find the issue still unsettled the local club will preside at n ban the roll call will go over to noxi quct lonight wccU Child Cave Conference to Take Place at Iowa TOWA CITY May 2 Parents Need Education is one fif the subjects lo be discussed at fourth annual conference on child development md parent education to be held in Iowa City June 17 lo in Com rof merce in Session OTTUMWA May 2 hundred delegates from nine cities were registered at the Iowa con vention of the junior chamber of commerce today H B Murphy of Fort Dodge is presiding Visitors were welcomed by Mayor Edwin C Manning and Harris Davis president of the senior chamber of commerce Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal May news I see in the pa pers is among the foutracers Charley Paii dock t h worlds fastest human lost n hundred y n r d dash to some girl for not showing up at starting time at the marriage bureau Henry Ford thn worlds e s t known human won n hundret yard dash at Fredericksburir Va from his secretary Edison will be racing Ford now with John 13 Rockefeller senior challenging the winner We goi to do something with those thre rich kids They just got nothing to do and are in some devilment every time we pick up a paper Hoover ought to put em on a commission to investigate ths kindergartens Yours WILL IlOrKHS NKW YORK May 2 prices went tobogganing again late in todays session several pivotal is sues losing from to more tbun a share Shares were dumped overboard in blocks of 10000 to 20000 shares and total sales for the session ap proximated 0000000 shares setting a new high record for the year After a heavy flood of selling dur ing the morning had been absorbed the market rallied substantially in the afternoon and turned dull un til the last few minutes when stocks were dumped on the market in large I volume I IJ S Steel soli off about go ing lo new low levels for the cur rant reaction below Standard of New Jersey dropped Sl and shares losing to more than included Radio Westinghouse Elec tric Johns Manvillq and Allied Chemical American Tobacco B after selling up about to a new peak price lost all its gain ran into millions in nine states The tor hnidu formations occurred at Tek i amah Ncbr Norborne Mo West by Wis and Russell Iowa In the Dakotas Minnesota Illi nois and Kansas the storms were confined to electrical display and winds The deaths by states were Ne braska I Missouri 5 Minnesota 5 North Dakota 1 Illinois I Wiscon sin 1 Kansas 2 and Iowa 1 The four Nebraska deaths oc curred in Tekamab where there vas also a heavy toll HI property amage and injuries The Russell Iowa tornado caused he death of Mrs Louis Bishop nnd seriously injured eight others Home Torn Down Mrs Bishop was killed when her home was torn down She died about an hour after the storm passed The entire family of Mr and Mrs Ray Nye across the road from the Bishops was injured The pareots were hurt when Uie house craaned in on Uiem and their five children who also were badly burned when tuey were crushed against the kitchen range A former was struck dead by lightning near Lawton N Dak Two women and a child were drowned near Lake City Minn when a cloudburst sent a wall of water down a ravine upon their stalled automobile Two women died when their au tomobile skidded in a storm near Duluth A boy was killed at Westby Wis when the tornado overtook him as he ran before it seekingthe Shelter of his home He was burled in the debris of a building the storm leveled A man in a parked automobile nt Rockford III was killed when the wind blew down a tree that crushed the machine A farmer was killed nt Kickapoo Leavenworth county Kahs Four persons including one wom an and a 10 year oki girl died in the tornado at Norborne Mo Suffers The failure of the electric light plant at Tekamah added to the horror of the tornado damage theri Ttaruout the night doctors at thi Tekamah hospital and the Ameri can Legion hall an improvised hos pital worked by lamplight and flashlights treating scores of men women and children many suffer ing serious hurts Streets of the Nebraska town were choked with debris The torna Tnrn Irt tolninu 2t Wea CANADA BOOSTS ITS TARIFF TOO IOWA WEATHER Fair Friday night und prob ably Saturday rising tempera tiins Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 81 Minimum in Night 17 Rainfall Mi of an Inch Rain which descended between I 1 l I UN I I XvJUll wiuiil I New Budget Would Make and n oclock brot the May total up Schedule Equal to Those of U S OTTAWA May 2 new budget was before the house of commons today embodying a sys tem of countervailing tariff sched ules which will make the Canadian duty on commodities in reciprocal trade between this country and the United States equal to the United States tariff The products subjected to the countervailing rates are wheat wheat flour rye oats livestock eggs butter meats potatoes soups out flowers and cast iron pipe The budget does not specifically name the United States but that is the only country with which Can ada carries on any considerable trade in which the commodities lisl I pti arc both imported and exported to more than half an inch in the opening two days If April show ers werent adequate to bring May flowers surely May ought to turn the trick Thursdays maximum of 80 has been exceeded only once since 1030 began Pridny morning the wind had shifted into the north and the change was ac companied by a marked tempera ture drop as compared with Thurs day ;