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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 5, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home E EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 5 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL BICRV1UE NO 178 More Judge Contests Each Appointment to Bring Fight Claim By CHAIJLES STEWART ASHINGTON May 5 Presi dent Hoovers ap pointments to the S supreme court begin to promise or threaten devel opment into much more than a prolonged series of tremendous fights for the current Wash ington adminis tration perhapi even more than the national showdown a generation It may be that an important branching of the gov ernmental roadway is right ahead and that a choice must speedily be made of one route or the other for the country to travel on into the indefinite future Plenty of public men in the capi tal think so THE situation might have been i forseen easily enough Indeed it actually was foreseen when Mr Hoover entered the whit house that the supreme court un doubtcdly would have to be reap Turn If Papie Column inners in State P F Hopkins SEEK 2 N INASSAOLTCASE Girls Companion Is Shot by Pair Hundreds Join in Man Hunt ROCKY MOUNT N Car May 5 tTl Two Negroes wauled for assaulting Miss Elizabeth Jane Powell prominent Nash county girl shooting her young companion vyere sought by an armed of several hundred men with Cri ck fio r r were pii t Tiding wh e n two Negroes approached their auto and asked for a smoke Crickmore could reply one of the Negroes placed a shotgun against the side of his neck and fired The discharge tore away his larynx Physicians say he will nev er talk again Miss Powell said the Negroes dragged Crickmore from the car got into the automobile and drove off with her They rode a short dis tance down the highway Both of the Negroes attacked her she said and threatened to kill her if she gave an alarm Crickmore seriously wounded staggered to his home Both he ana Miss Powell are in a hospital PEOPLES QUIET British Arrest Leader of Disobedience Cam paign nOONA Bombay India May 5 Gandhi leader the Indian civil disobedience campaign entered the Yeravda prison at 11 a m three motor cars carrying him and his police escort arriving from Borivili shortly before that lime He seemed in good health and spirits and told the correspondent that he was pleased with the ar rangements which had been made for the journey and that every comfort had been provided for It was understood the government shortly would issue an order pro viding a definite allowance for him of 100 rupees about monthly for food with a food allowance for his subordinates Situation Is Quiet The situation was quiet here police having taken all precautions It was stated that the official sur geon of Bombay examined Gandhi before his journey and declared him Turn to IIIRC 2 Column OEADWOHGK SUCCUMBS Noted Figure of Black Hills Gold RusK Last of Old West Characters DEADWOOD S DakMay 5 Ti LEADER OF INDIAN SALT REVOLT Vrcss Photo Mahatma flumlhi loader of Mm India passive resistance move ment in India shown working at his spinning wheel at Jaipur Th Jnahafma has lieen thrown into jail by the British worked n part of each lay nt the spinning wheel as part of his campaign eco nomic indenendrnce for India Stocks Rally in Last Hour to Administration Officers to Continue in Charge AS a recognition of his record in the past three years P F Hopkins was reappointed city man ager of Mason City at the May meeting of the council in the council oom Monday morning Ira Stinson vas again appointed assessor The meeting was attended by all ive of the city council men and Chet Stevens acting city manager J H McKwen city clerk and Harvey Bryant city solicitor The vote on the city manager fol owcrt a lengthy statement on the citys finances and the achievements of the manager form of government n the past three years by Mayor E S Selby who then made a motion that Mr Hopkins now recuperating at Tucson Ariz be granted a con Four First Places Are Taken at Iowa City by Mason City Musicians Strong Supporting Bring Rebound After Big Declines NEW YORK May 5 rallied violently in the last half hour of trading on the New York stock exchange today as powerful One Killed Scores Injured in Explosion LIVERPOOL England May 5 terrific explosion in Bibbys Oil Cake Mill on Great Howard street this morning killed one man in ired fourothers so severely that they are not expected to recover and accounted for about 100 other minor casualties Three upper floors of the build ing were enveloped by flames after the blast occurred just be fore noon All traffic in the district except for ambulances was im mediately suspended The explosion occurring in th room whore meal was stored fo conversion into oil cakes was be lieved to have been causedby in ternal combustion One of the sui viving workmen said the meal hac been smouldering since Frida night Deadwood Dick pony express I sllpnorting orders were thrown into ider Indian fighter and one of the ist characters the old west ied at St Josephs hospital here oday He was 83 years old Hero of countless exploits of the Black Hills gold rush Deadwood Dick whose real name was Rich ard VV Clarke was a familiar fig ire in fact and fiction of the his ory making period of the early days claiming the acquaintance ship of Wild Bill Hickok Buffalo Bill Capt Jack Crawford Poker Tubljs and Calamity lane With his death the Black Hills ost the last of the famous charac Lers who fought gambled and dug for gold in the frontier days when the wild vcst lived up to Us name Poker Alice queen of tle gambling halls died a few months ago Deadwood Dick died with his boots oft Survivor the rigors of pioneer life he lived to become a tradition in the decades that fol lowed the passing of the stage coach the gold rush and the threat oE Indian uprising Weakened by old AUNT HET By Robert Quillen age he for several years had been I pointed out to tourists as the last landmark of the old west Early last year he made an airplane trip to Washington where he was received by President Coolidge It was the last long trip he made from the Black Hills Death after an illness of several months was due to a lung infection and old age the market and bears scampered to cover their short commitments Closing quotations showed a fair ly even distribution of gains and losses with several leading issues closing higher after having record ed new low levels for the movement in a bear drive during the micldlr of the afternoon Trading was in huge volume to tal sales running close to 8000000 shares the largest days turnover since last November The market had worked irregular ly higher until a new wave of selling swept into the market around i oclock Movements Spectacular The selling drive had the car marks of a bear attack and it was believed in brokerage circles bears had driven prices lower to permit buying the stocks they had sold short without startinga vio lent upturn Short covering am heavy supporting orders impinged I upon the market at the same time however and bears were forced to Amys husband is so ugly an worthless I sometimes think she must o got him as prize at a bridge party Debate Over Seating of Parker Continues by Backers of Hoover WASHINGTON May 5 ministration spokesmen took lhe offensive today in the senates dis pule over the confirmation of Juclg John J Parker as an associate jus tice of the supreme court Several republican regulars were ready with addresses supporting th presidents nominee and striking back at the complaints of labor am Negro organizations which allege that the jurist had revealed a pre judice against the working man am the Negro race The speakers included Senato Jones of Washington Allen of Kai sas and Waterman of Colorado Support for the Parker cause wn offered too from the democratic side of the chamber in the form of a speech urging confirmation pic parcrl by Senator Stephens of Mis sissippi bid widely to cover Price movements in some of lhn more volatile issues wore spectacu nr Vanadium after tumbling moiii han a share regained its Ions ind closed at 5104 up American ind Foreign Power after dropping more than to a new low for the year regained all but S3 of its loss U S Steel was a leader of the nlc rally After selling down to close to its low of the year at it to and closed at up 1HO Radio after touch ing a new low for the current de cline below 42 closed at up Such shares as Standard of N J Consolidated Gas Atchison General Electric and American Telephone ended the day gains of to while Westinghouse was up Wilful Hits Dollar Lino CHICAGO May 5 sagged to the dollar line today in another day of selling on the grain market which was weakened large ly by the pressure of the stock mar kets Futures contracts for May Ju and December all touched new low levels for the season July reaching as low as SlOHx Favorable reports from the win ter wheat belt and completion of the spring wheat seeding under auspi cious conditions were bearish ele ments in the situation The net loss for the day was i to 1 cent a bushel May closing at to i and July SlOlvs to PORCELLHEADS DISTRICT ROTARY Hampton Publisher Honored by Marshalltown Con vention MAKSHALLTOWX May Tlinnins PiircLll publisher of tin Hampton Chronicle elected eleventh district governor of Knlnry International sit the convention horn this afternoon Ho hail no opposition MARSHA LLTOWN May 5 than 1000 Rotnrians and their wives met today for the ele venth district nnnnal conference Private Peat Canadian war hero wsis the principal speaker at the morning session Group meetings were scheduled Tor this afternoon Louis Charen of Independence will address the con vention banquet tonight Dnvid M Wright oC Stratford Ontario a di rector of Rotary international is an tomorrows program A peace pageant in which jT clubs will participate is scheduled Cor presentation tomorrow T1JKN TO 1AGE 14 Complete details oC Mayor E S Selbys report to the council of The city manager Will be found on page 14 tinuance of his leave of absence until July 1 and that he be reappointed to resume his duties at that time uL the same salary of a year The motion was seconded by H M Knudson Carl Rye Mr Knudson and Mr Selvy voted affirmatively Micr Wolf did not vote and John Burns voted against the motion Appointment Ananimoiis Mr Wolf then moved that Mr Stinson he reappointed assessor at the same salary of f3000 The mo tion was seconded by Mr Burns and passed unanimously Mr Knudson explained that the county would pay in the neighborhood of 51800 of the assessors salary The record of Mr Stinson he said justified his rcap pointmcnt Mr Stinsons deputy ex penses were only compared with 52300 for 1926 lie pointed out adding that the assessor had brot about a large increase in poll taxes and monies and credits taxes Referring to Mr Selbys state ment on finances Mr Burns aigucd that tax receipts tell the story of city government and declared that these had shown no signs of decreas ing He was insistent in his demands on why the previous administration of the council took a section of street adjacent to the R L Jackson property out of resolutions of ncccs sily for pavement while he contin ued it threw the remonstrances of the poor into Ihe waste basket Mayor Selby slated the rmmcil in every instance acted on the wish of the majority of properly owners llofcrrcd Silicifor A petition asking that the M and St L railroad ho compelled to make in opening in its sivitch cars on Fifteenth street southeast KO chil Einest Zerble Is Slightly Hurt When Struck at Corner by Car Individuals and musical organiza tions of the Mason City high school who were winners at the state con Lcst In Iowa City last week are to be feted at least on two occasions here this week The soloists and small groups arc to be entertained at the Wednesday noon meeting of Hie Lions club mid the Chamber of Commerce at the Hotel Hanford Friday evening at the high school auditorium a community wide cele bration will be staged under the general supervision the Ameri can Legion Mason City first place winners were Thb hand iirls scxluf r Clarinet Knlicrl Biiglry cornet soloist The local orchestra placed second the girls glee club won third Arlenuis Brown was second in French horn competition Arlcnc Bcntz was second on bassoon Don Woods was second on In Rue won third in flute Miriam Marslort svas third among piano soloists lirncst Zerble won fourth place on baritone and Sidney Sanborn was fourth among trom bone players lloss Directs Quintet Players in the clarinet quintet arc Howard Ross leader Milton Marti Sanborn and Ray Burrell Girls in the sextet are Elizabeth Stevens Naomi Baxter Thelma Larson Lois Meyer Evelyn Amklov and Catherine CurWss The Mason City special train re turned at oclock Saturday night and was welcomed by a large crowd The local band of which Ger ald R Prescott is director was laud ed nt Iowa City for its rendition Friday morning a truck cut in close on a corner on which Ernest ZerJjJe baritone player was stand ing ami knocked him down He was only slightly bruised and was able to play an hour later Series of Blazes Cause High Property Dam age on Seaboard 1 drcds were today and Ci H 1KKSCOTT JJiiiuI Is Qualified By winningthe state contest the Mason City band is qualified to com pete in the national contest at Flint Mich in three weeks Principal James Rae has roughly estimated that to would be re quired to send the band to this con lost He stales that at present he Iocs not see how it will be possible for the hand to make the trip be cause of the lack of finances Robert Baglcy will go to Flint to compete with other winning cornet soloists in the national contest Girl Being Shown How to Operate Auto Is Hurt in Crash CRESCO May 5 50 was instantly killed here this morning and Miss Margaret Mag nus a neighbor girl who was rid ing with him received a broken right leg when Ihc car which Bulx was showing to the girl crashedin to the rail of a culvert The accident happened a short distance northeast of Crisco Miss Magnus was driving the car at uie lime Mr whn was an auto mobile salesman from Ridgeway was explaining the car to her Both were thrown from I be car by lhe impact Mr Bulz who was thrownabonl 10 feel from the wreckage alighted in such a man ner as to inflict fntal injuries Alllio Miss Magnus was thrown farther j sue received only a broken leg ard severe Mr Blitz is survived by his wife nnd two sons Miss Magnus is the rlmighler of Albert Magnus She at tended the Crcsco high school and is now a teacher there dren going to the Roosevelt school from the southeast part of the city would not have to crawl under he cars was referred to the cily solici tor The petition slated there was no Injuries Prove OMAHA May 5 rpj S Hunt Kansas City salesman in jured when the car in which he was riding crashed into a tree died shortly after midnight todny Hunt wns thrown out of the car H P Hrleer Omahii wan seriously In jured assoon uon Smith Dan Turner atNortliwooc Gubernatorial Can did at Charges Opponent of Playing Politics NORTHWOOD May 5 charge that Dan Turner candidate or the republican gubernatorial nomination has made a complete surrender to the tax dodger was oiced today by Ed M Smith one f his opponents Mr Smith will speak tonight at meeting sponsored by the locnl ions club Farmers 4and business nen have been invited and an at tendance of about 100 is expected The meeting will be in the Masonic cmple Smith claimed that Turner in sup lorting a state income tax was try ng to play politics with a ques ion of economics Smith renewed lis own contention that the only cffcclive program is strict enforce ment of the laws and equitable val lation of all classes of property The work of thn stale hoard of as sessment and review Smith said refutes Turners claim that intan gible property cannot be reached for assessment purposes But conceding that bo was jus tified in his surrender to the tax dodger Smith said the thinking voters arc asking how he proposed lo collect an income tax on the same wealth which he asserts cannot be reached Smith attacked a stale income tax in detail claiming it is not a workable method and that il will not rectify the present condi tion itreet opening between Might h and Nineteenth street Mr Burns inquired into the possi bility of having the city install a plant in connection with the water works so as lo supply power for the sired lights The city now has a long lime contract with the utility company Mr Selby stilled adding lhat wlicn that time is up the mai ler could be gone into Me rocrled an instance or how Prank M union of the Peoples Gas and KIcctric company had lowered the price of Ihe lighting to permit the city to slay wilhin its fund limits Bids for recabling of lights around Central Pnrlc wore left in thehands of the cily manager pro tern for further adjustment until the next meeting UrciSiMaliiS Stiitcment The city clerk read the annual statement of the retiring cily so licitor Gnrficlii Brnese who gave in detail a rorumc of legal nipll pending Bids hail been turned ilosvn Turn lo I 1 Column YORK May icless to scores of communities counted losses mounting into millions of dol lars as the result of fires in east ern seaboard slates The most disastrous fire destroyed the southeastern section of Nashua N H where more than 500 persons were made homeless when flames consumed more than 22n houses two churches a school and four large industrial plants ycslcrday FKti matcs of the loss ran from S2DOO 000 up New York was encircled by brush fires SmuUo Wns DIMISC On Slaten Island brush fires de S2 summer bungalows dam ged 200 others and threatened a lony nt 3r00 cottages until 20 tire mpanics ferried over Irorn Man ittaii brot the flames under con An area 100 miles square on Long slaml was dotted with brush and fires which spread a cloud f smoke over the Island lhat blot cd out the sunlight In southern Nesv Jersey fires swept thru thousands oE acres of Iry bush scrub oak and jack ptns and destroyed more than a Bcore of homes nuxl other structures Lookout Station Useless At Forked River 19 names aw the Presbyterian church de stroyed Part of the village of Bassville was destroyed in a fire which burned a 12 mile path from Smithburg to Lakehurst A pall of smoke hanging over the district made useless the fire patrol lookout station atop the naval air station hangar at Lako hurst where the dirigible Los An geles and a number of smaller air Turn o 1njrc 2 Column Six Mexicans Killed as Grandstand Falls MEXICO CITY May 5 persons were killed and 3H sent to a hospital in Ihe coltapse of a grandstand at Guadalajara during the opening of a new airfield yes Ic relay It was esUmalcd that 10000 per sons attended the ceremonies The stand collapsed when a motor car rammed one of its supports dump ing morn than 2000 spectators into the wreckage Police hoH the builder of the stand was responsible for its un steady construction and were seek him today Will Rogers BEVKRLY HILLS May Poor Mr Hoover He was rignt n the midst of a speech over Ihe radio predici i n g prosper ity and telling lhat we had sliced clown Ihe VViJI street panic w hen just as he sal down another slock markcl crash fell right in his lap Mr BiLsbine h H fl lj just that day toll us The fed eral reserve had lowered I heir rates which meant more buy ing The wnole thing shows lhat there is none of them knows any more about il Texas Cuin an If we could just persnalo our prominent mon to stop predict ing If they must profile let cm predict on the weather or Ihe first crop or Russia some they know about Bu please guessing nt what tlii country is going to do Yours WILL Mr Smith will speak at Forest City tomorrow noon and in the ev ening will address a meeting in Ma son City He will meet an engage ment at Fort Dodge Tuesday Curly Brown Noted Sportsman Succumbs GLENDALK Cal May 5 fT H D Curly Brown 07 wealthy California sportsman died last night in a Glcndale sanitarium where he had been confined for several months High blnod pics sure was given as the cause the death Brown was widy Iciown as a builder of race tracis He built the Arlington track at Chicago anl the Tijuna Mexico Irrck Bishop Bcckman Leaves or Dubuque Ceremonies IOWA WEATHER Mostly unsettled Monday nijjlit liiul Tucsiliiy possibly shourrs in west and south Cooler Monday night In north and contra portions anil in cast sind soulh portions Tucs STATISTICS GlobeGazelle weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Snmluy 7t Minimum in Night At 8 A M Monday Rain full or an Inch Figures for like period ending at R n m Sunday Maximum Saturday l Minimum in Night l Kilinlall 01 an Inch If ruin fall next Sunday morn lhan one believer in superstition will he convinced that the old saw Rain fin Kaster rain for sevnn successive Sundays is wellbased It will be the fourth f the UNC Rev iclunan bishop n Ihe dioceso of Lincoln expeclrd to leave today for Diiluume lowiii whore he will he installed as arch i bishop of the sco of Dubuque on Wednesday He will be accompanied by the Rt Rev Peter L OIaiiRhi lin rector of St Marys cathedra and Monsignor Petrasch 1 Thirty pricsls of the diocese ol Lincoln will leave Tutwilny sifter noun for TJuhuquu to assist in 111 ceremony I traditional seven Sunday of this Mnv 1 The most I it having rmnei k on the prcceduig Sunday ;