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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 6 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 179 Never Forgets Vice President Cur tis Can Be Hard When Necessary I Is I I By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 6 Vice President Charley Curtis is as amiable an in dividual as there is in this country When he smiles he fairly radiates good feeling to ward everyone in his vicinity In the evident satisfaction he gets out of his position as pre siding officer of the senate there i s something naive and touch ing He makes not the slighest effort to concea the pride he takes in It There is nothing the least bit overbearing about him however he simply is completely unaffected Vice Presi dent Dawes glowered gloomily from the same rostrum resentful of the parlimentary delays he was com pelled to acquiesce the bick ering and debate he was powerless to put his foot down on To Vice President Curtis on the other hand all this fancy sparring and footworl Is just so much intensely interesting technique which he enjoys up to the limit while he referees it Curtis has a real affection for th senate and the senate probabtj never had a more popular presidin officer in history than Curtis ATEVERTHELESS this smilin I twinkling affable vice presiden has Indian blood as is well known And they do say that an Indian never forgives an injury No doubt Speaker Nicholas Long worth of the house of representa tives would denyif asked that he ever injured Vice President Curtis Possibly he did not personally and every white man whom MEN HURT CRASH 1000 Reported Killed in Indian Earthquake scalpedhirrt The scalping was not done on per sonalgrounds To the Indian his paleface victim was representative of a system from which that abor igine considered that his tribe if not he himself had suffered injuries aplenty THE Indian of yore did not say Jmuch when he felt that he had Turn to Paso 7 Column INDIA GUARD STRENGTHENED British Move to Prevent Out break Following Gandhis Arrest LONDON May 6 and police arrangements were tight ened everywhere today in India to prevent possible outbreaks in retali ation for arrest yestrday of Mahat ma Gandhi leader of the civil dis obedience movement by which In dian nationalists have sought inde pendence from Great Britain Hartals or stoppages of work were observed thruout the Indian empire in cities and villages The hartals called by the all India na tionaV congress committees yester day extended into today There was threat of communal trouble in re fusal of Muslims to close their shops since despite Gandhis creed of nonviolence many of his de votees have shown a willingness to go and fight for his caure Outlook Is Uncertain Dispatches from Bombay and oth er centers indicated that the out Tuni lo Pajre 2 Column TIDAL WAVE IS ADDED TERROR TO POPULATION Public Buildings and Homes Are Lying in Ruins RANGOON Burma May 6 The Exchange Telegraph Agen cy said today the entire town of Pegu had been wiped out by an earthquake and subsequent tidal wave with the number of dead es timated at 1000 The town presents a desolate pic ture with public buildings and homes destroyed The entire popu lation is practically homeless Fire which broke out in various parts of town was still smoldering this afternoon and it was feared the death toll might exceed even As one part of the tragedy a mo tion picture theater collapsed while the show was in progress and buried the victims A rice mill was engulfed com pletely All rail communication beyond the town was halted because of the collapse of a bridge two miles north of Pegu Theoffices of the Rangoon Times were badly damaged r ne reppr t Awhicii M confirmed said that Thorigwa island in the Harithawaddy district had disappeared The town Pegu is about 45 miles northeast of Rangoon on the Rangoon river It IE an important port and much of Burmas exports pass thru it The place rates as one of the most important seaports of British India In 1921 it had a popu lation of 18769 The town of Pegu was described by travelers iri the 16th century as a place of great size and magnifi cence It is still surrounded by traces of the old walls some of them 40 feet wide and serving as the foundations for the residences of British officials AIR VIEW OF FIRE DESTROYING 200 HOMES CENSUS STAFFS AREWORKINGON SECOND MILLION OneHalf of Divisions of State Have Report ed Count By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS lowas 15 federal census super visors today were hard at work tabulating the second million The total population reported passed one million this morning with the addition of 24 townships High Priced Shares Take Sharp Gains NEWYORK May 6 fresh bull movement developed the stock market late today driving the beara to cover and causing spectacular advances in high priced shares about a dozen closing with gains of 55 to J39 The market fluctuated uncertain lyduring much of the day but had periods of pronounced strength at theo pening and during the aftet noon Trading however was in sharply curtailed volume total sales falling below 4800000 shares com pared to more than 8200000 yes terday F C GAYLORD EG MORSE ARE SERIOUSLY HURT Morse Gets Fractured Skull Gaylord Also Injured AMPTON May Two Mason E G Morse arid are in critical con It City men Frank Gaylord dition in the local hospital from juries received when the wheel came off of the Buick sedan in which they were riding one mile south of town shortly before noon today Mr Morse is suffering a frac tured skull an Xray picture taken this afternoon disclosed Mr Gay lord is feared to have suffered even and seven towns bringing the numI days break it fell as low as jer of census divisions reported to J I Case was a high flyer clos1 more severely than Mr Morse ing at 32875 up Ill yester Neither have regained consciousness American Tobacco B stock jumped approximately onehalf of the more 517 to a record price at 262 Allied Chemical mounted and mond Match than 2600 in the state Totalsfor Three Counties Included in the tabulations were I the totals for three counties two of which showed slight decreases which was more than offset by the increase in Cass county with the city of Atlantic showing most of the gain Civr Is Demolished The Gaylord car was coming from the south at a fairly rapid pace closed with gains of or more XT I S Steel however failed to partici pate notably closing up only 5125 NOT SERIOUS WASHINGTON May 6 avoid the Maore car a wheel came off and the car careened off the grade and was demolished Both men were thrown clear the car The machine Is believed to hBve turned over several times There i 1 general commodity prices plus wide ported rave shOwn an increase cornpiamtj Jj the Moore car the Mason City aufo Central Press Tclephoto American Reel Cross in charge of relic f work frir the men women and chil dren the city of Nashua N H is makiriyr plans for Immediate rebuilding of its 300 odd homes churches schools nrnl industrial plants which wero devastntedby a lire Three persons reported missingPhoto is nn nlrview of the smoking ruins U I AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Thereuaint no sense in lockin your house when you go to one oi Ellas parties If she invites you she hor rows everthing youve got thats worth stealin NEBRASKA IS STORM VICTIM Three Persons Hurt Live stock Killed by Another Tornado OMAHA May 6 striking central Nebraskaj points early last night injured three killed considerable livestock and wrecked severalfarm homes and outbuild ings B J Merchant farmer living near Elgin Nebr was badly bruisod when caught under a mass of debris as the storm wrecked his barn Bob Nay of Elgin suffered a man gled hand when Llie tornado turned a tractor under which he crawled for safety on end as he held on to a wheel to steatly himself The third person to be injured was an unidentified farmer near Peters burg Nebr He was not seriously hurt The storm struck first near Juniata and Keneaay west of Hast ings sped on to strike again be tween Hastings and Grand Island then near Phillips and then south to near St Libory before raking the eastern edge of Greeley coun ty Caves built for just such an em ergency proved the havens of many Turn io 1ajto 2 Column Iowa City Man Elected Head of Dermatologists IOWA CITY May 6 J C Kessler of Iowa City has been elected president of the Iowa and Western Illinois Dermatological as sociation Other officers are Dr R B Jameson Davenport vice presi dent Dr J W Bailey Des Moinea secretary Dr A T Leipold Molme III treasurer and Dr J F Aurner Des Moines chairman of the boan of censors REPORT ALCOHOL GAR HIJACKED Packard Pocketed Jn Road Near Osage and Contents and Car Driven Off Reports of another flareup of the oftoccurring bootleg wars were cur rent here Tuesday when it was rumored that the driver of a Pack ard bearing a Minnesota license had been hijacked of a quantity of li quor variously estimated at between 100 and 200 gallons on the high way between St Ansgar and Osage Monday night According to varied accounts reaching officers at Mason City Osage and St Ansgar four large cdans three of them bearing Wis onsin license numbers and the ourth plate approached Packard sedan heacKng toward Osage about midnight The four pocketed the fleeing 3aekard in the middle of the roaM orcing the driver to come to a halt The driver was held up the ac counts relate at the noint of a gun and forced to hike rapWly down the road while a member of the hijack ng gang got into the Packard and drove away Reports that the Packard driver had been beaten could not be veri fied at hospitals iriOsage or Ansgar officers announced Lund States Principles in Contest Vital Candidate Makes Attack on Opponents for Lack of Platforms his opponents with Vv having no platforms and de claring they made their bids to the voters of Iowa because of their rec ords instead of what they would do if elected Maj Frank J Lund Web ster City maintained he is a candi date for the republican nomination as United States senator because of certain principles that he believes Iowa politics should have He made this statement before an audience Monday night in the Eagles hall at a session sponsored by the recently organized Lincoln Progressive xclub of Cerro Gordo county Major Lund attacked big business interests as earning profits which are too big and continued by stat ingthat neither of his opponents had said anything about this sub ject 6290 persons or 063 per cent More than 130 000 persona w included in the Census divisions for u shoula n In swerving to one side to clear e Moore car the Mason City auto struck the car in front arid damaged Mqre than 130OOOvpeysOna were i opinion ofRobert P Lamont it with noInjuriesto retary be allowed to the occupants The Gaylord seiania Mon1 vision one cheer beyond repair e ini ftilnnH fant I a similar number are mj furind material fact eachdayihlSweek Saturday y jy jjjj opinion baSed on observa gHouTdSee total numberof per tiori from hta officialpost as well as nnnnnn lon ong and rjch business experi ence such an over supply of com modities as now exists as compared demand is relatively small S Turn to Iico 2 Column St If declared attorney the Webster City excessive profits To Attend Convention nUDD May local delega tion of members of the Womens Foreign Missionary society plan to attend the annual district conven tion whicli is to be held at Charles City May 67 New BishopElect Arrives at Dubuque to Assume New Post DUBUQUE May G Most Rev Francis J L Beckivmn archbishopelect of the Duouque di ocese arrived this noon from Lin coln Nebr and was greeted by thousands of Catholics More than 5000 Catholic college academy and parochial school tu denta lined the streeta from the railroad station to the new arch bishops residence while aparade of automobiles carrying Dubuque civ ic and religious leaders passed be tween their ranks The city is crowded with visit ing clergymen and Catholic laymen from ail parts of Iowa to witness the installation of the nrchbishop tomorrow morning Criminals dont flourish where the folks behave The weeds cant get very high if you keep the grass mowed Davenport Times which bigcorporations earn would remain with the persons who must pay too higha price this money would promote better conditions fi nancially and eventually return to the farmers Money should remain in the ordinary avenues of trade in stead of being diverted toward the big interests Wants Progressives Represented Major Lund began by stating he j was a candidate for the nomination j chiefly because he wanted to see certain progressive principles put before the people so they might have the opportunity of voting for Turn to Pace 2 Column American Is Robbed by Rumanian Bandits BUCHAREST Rumania May 6 Dewey American fi nancial adviser to the Polish gov ernment was robbed of money and jewels last night by bandits who attacked tne motorcar of Charles Davila Rumanian minister to the United States Six masked bandits held up the ministers car on a lonely road five miles from Bucharest firing shots to stop it No one was injuredbut the tul lets damaged the car 2 BANK BANDITS SERIOUSLY SHOT Police Guards Fire on Trio DuringDayton Holdup DAYTON Ohio May G o a trio of bank robbers were wounded probably fatally at noon today by two police guards during an attempted robbery of the Xenia avenue branch of the Union Trust company here A third bandit was wounded and a small girl passerby was shot by a stray bullet Police guards armed with repeat ing rifles fired on the robber trio as they entered the bank and de manded money Police guards were posted m the bank last April 4 after five bandits armed with machine guns had rob bed the institution of in cur rency S8000 in Minnesota WINTHROP Minn May 6 Two men stole between S8000 and S9 000 in cash and a small amount of government bonds from the State bank of Winthrop today in the sec ond bank holdup in Minnesota in 19 hours The bandits forced four men and a woman into the vault Three men yesterday held up the State bank of Bixby and escaped with after slugging the cashier with a re volver Officers believe the robberies were committed by different bands Winthrop is 60 miles southwest of the Twin Cities in Sibley county and 100 miles norttuyest of Bixby sons reported near the 2 which will approximate 80 per of the expected total for the state The two counties entirely comi lo demand is relatively small plete besides Cass are Jefferson arid Winnebago Ciiss Shows Increase Cass showed a total of 19828 compared with 19421 ten years ago The rural districts accounted for 10453 and the cities and towns Jefferson showed a total of 36229 a decrease of 111 since 1920 Its rural population was 8257 com pared with 7972 Winnebago was the exception of the three the northern Iowa county showing an increase in its rural tiiiv o rrnn 1 Qjn t rt Ottosen Man Dies of Injuries After Being Hit by Train OTTOSEN May 6 received when he was struck by a train near Bode late Monday night caused the death of Burdette V Marchant 39 today Marchant was driving between Ottosen ftnd Bode when his ca stalled Leaving his two children ii the car he started to walk along th railroad track to Bode to obtai aid He was within two miles of Bod when he was struck The craw at ministered first aid and rushed hirr here Taken lo Hospital OTRANTO May Pet Maraaen was taken to a hospital a Mason City Friday for treatmen population from 7799 in 1920 to 7906 this year whereas its towns Turn to TBRC 3 Column PARKERVOTETO BE WEDNESDAY Charge of Vote Buying Is Passed Up by Senate WASHINGTON May 6 enate today agreed to vote tomor ow at p m on the nomination f Judge John J Parker to the su ireme court Aroused by a story of federal udgeahips offered in return for rotes for Parker the senate debated vhether to investigate but decided igainst it finally agreeing to vote omorrow In the midst of the debate a tele from Judge Parker himself was read to the senate saying no such offer had been made with his inowledge or consent Ashurst of Arizona told the atory He sftid Dill of Washington was the supposed recipient of the offer of a judgeship appointment and that Dill had told m about it Dill replied that Ashurst had misunderstood Watson of Indiana the republican floor leader proposed to lay the Parker nomination aside and inves tigate He gol no support from any one however and withdrew nis motion Then the senate agreed to vote on confirmation at p m tomor row AUSlFFERED LAND FOR FIELD City Airport Gift Hinges on Action of Town in Improving It AUSTIN Minn May are being made by the city leaders here to acceptthe gift of 160 acres of land proffered by B W Decker Minneapolis as an airport for the city Mr Decker stipulated in making the gift that the field be fitted up and put into operation as a Class A or B port before the year was ended and that the port be called Decker field in honor of his Mr and Mrs Jacob E Decker The city now has but two months left in which to complete the field in order to receive the gift from Ir Decker Jay Hormcl Austin as promised to aid in the lighting f the field Whether the city can make the ort a Class A or B field in the hort time remaining is doubtful ocal aviation experts declare Relatives Are Called Relatives of MrGaylpraiandM Were informed at pnceofiirifl accident and arrived aboutl oclock with Dr T A Burke The been attending a Rotarian conven tion at Marshalltown and were on the return trip to Mason City when the accident happened Jay B Deck er and Joe Haynes Rotarians from Mason City arriving in Hampton later were informed of the accident and assisted Jn caringr for the vic tims The full extent of the injuries to either man had not been arrived at by attending physicians this after noon Both were known to be se verely bruised outside of the frac ture received by Mr Morse and the possibility of an even worse fracture for Mr Gaylord Atlantic Flight Is Arranged for May 1 BAKAR Senegambia Mny B 1 aviator Jean Mermoz who i at St Louis after flight from L Bourgst announced that he and hi four companions would take off o their fligrht across the Kouth At lantic to Natal Brazil Hay 12 William Murray 82 Kossuth Man Buried BURT May Murray 82 resident of Fenlon township was buried in the Burt cemetery Mr Murray died from the infirmi ties of old age Friday He was a brother of John Murray of Burt Wea Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal May got Gandhi in jail in India He preached Liberty without Vio lence He swore all his follow ers to truh and constant poverty H e wanted nothing for himself not even the ordin ary comforts He believed i n prayer and re nunciation VVILL Well naturally a man thats holy couldnt run at large these days They figured taat a crazy man like that was liable to get other people to wanting those fanatical things The whole thing just gives youa pretty fair idea of what would happen to our Savior if He would come on earth today Why Bay He wouldnt last near as long as he did then Civilization has gol past truth and poverty and re nunciation and all that old junk Throw those nulT in jail Yours WILL ROGERS IOWA WEATHER Mostly n n R 111 Tiiesdny night nnrl Wednesday ers or thunderstorms prolmble Cooler Tuesday night In west nnd ccntnil portions and in nnst and contral portions Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24hour period ending At 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum MondayKi Minimum in Night62 At 8 A M Tuesday 1Z The maximum temperature re corded Monday afternoon has been exceeded only once this year and that a month ago In no 21hour period of the spring has there been a more rapid advance of vegetable growth The 8 oclock temperature Tuesday was the highest yet re corded at that hour and prospects were bright for a maximum ap proaching if not exceeding 90 Before noon however clouds had gained command of the situation The march of the mercury had been stopped and shortly afternoon rain began to descend ;