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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE OENTS PER COPY HOME ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 9 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE JsJQ 182 McCarls Service Comptroller Has Thankless Job Says Stewart a By CHARLES P STEWART ASHING May Ray mond M c C a r 1 olds office on the same basis that progressive sentiment in the senate favors for justices of the U S supreme court That is to say he was named for an unusually Jong term but at its end he will not be eligible to appointment If McCarl is a fair sample of what Uncle Sam can get in the way of public servants on those conditions it would pay him to ex pand thesystem but he probably couldnt Comptroller General Mc Carla are scarce enough to class as pure accidents A 3DECADE ago congress created the comptroller gener Xalship it saw the importance of making the jobs incumbent as inde pendent of any human influence as Robinson Crusoe His stunt is ail of Uncle Sams bills and pass on all bills pre sented against him A bill collector seldom is popular Still less so is a cashier whose task is to turn down swindle sheets run ning from a few cents apiece into the millions of dollars to a 10figure total annually TSsuch a functionary apt to be sub jected to tremendous pressure by mighty powerful interests quite fre to push some govern ment claim too hard or not to be overfinicky about jotting down his j K on one document or an I other that means a lot to people it be actually dangerous to an tagonize Theres nosuperlative Adequate to describe It To protect lohtemplated comptroller It removalproof except by for a 15year term Turn to Page 11 Column IDENTIFYBODY OF OHIO MAN Woman Claims Mutilated Body as That of Her Husband CHICAGO May 9 mu tilated body found in a roadside ditch ednesday morning was identified today by Mrs Betty An thony as that of iicr husband Harry Anthony 28 Mrs Anthony said her husband was a former railroad brakeraan who had come to Chicago five weeks ago seeking work She be came concerned when only one let ter came from him in the interval and in reading of the slaying of an unidentified man whose clothing bore Toledo manufacturers labels Earlier today a hotel clerk had identified the body as that of a Harry Marshman who had been living at a south side hotel with a woman who registered as his vife Marshman Mrs Anthony ex plained Mvas the name oC her hus bands attorney TEXAS RANGERS FIGHT MOB v v Hoover NoCgmtes Roberts to Fill CourtTVacancy GIRL ATTACKER Present Musical Play ROCKWELL May sec ond presentation of the musical comedy of will be presented by the Rockwell high school glee clubs Leading roles are played by Edwin Grummon and David Roderick AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I couldnt hardly believe Sue was low down enough to poison a neighbors dog an it didnt surprise me much when they called the doctor for her husband PROSECUTOR IN OIL SCANDAL TO SUPREME BENCH White House Decides on Philadelphian for High Court BULLETIN AVASH1NGTON May stand of Owen j Roberts on the prohibition question was iimdo u question of discussion at the capitol today shortly after Ills name had been sub mitted by President Hoover Jis a nominee to the supreme court Picture on Page WASHINGTON May 9 Owen J Roberts of Philadel phia special government counsel in the Teapot dome and other oil eases has been selected by Presi dent Hoover for the vacancy on the Supreme court Roberts has made a national repu tation by his handling of the Tea pot dome and other oil cases which grew out of the senate investigation of 1924 He was named special govern ment counsel in the cases by Presi dent Coolidge serving with Atlee Pomerene of Ohio To Roberts has fallen a heavy share of the long task of gathering evidence criminal and civil suits and presents ing it to the courts Consulted Semite Members The nomination is expected to go forward today to the senate which two days ago rejected John J Par ker of North Carolina for the same place In selecting Roberts Mr Hoover consulted among others various members ofthe senate By virtue of the close connection between the senate investigation and the litiga tion which followed senators have followed Roberts activities as oil counsel with particular care Roberts is a republican He has just passed his fiftyfifth birthday He has practiced law in Philadelphia since 1898 Thirty years ago he first entered the public service as assistant dis Bodies Eight in Blast ST JOSEPH Mo May 9 Tons of heavy debris today was being removed by city firemen and hundreds of volunteer workmen here seeking bodies of 8 Armour Packing plant employes believed to have been included among 17 vic tims of a devastating explosion in a six story building While an exact check of dead and injured both inen and women was impossible due to excitement arising from the blast officials expected a final death total of 17 persons Twelve othejr workers were injured by the blinding flash and thc fol lowing upheaval which occurred yesterday afternoon Smclled Gas All of the injured except Orville Wise were expected to recover W E Renfro general manager of the plant and Walter Kline fore man in the sausage making depart ment said they believed a gas ex plosion was responsible for the blast Kline said he smelled gas and called it to the attention of a watch man carrying a lighted lantern who was going into a darkened portion of the building Just as the watchman laughed and walked thru a door the explo sion occurred the foreman re counted Dead Are Listed An investigation by a jury of six men expert building constructors Turn to Iagc 5 Column Mohawk Band Fund Short of Required Sum Quick Action by Friends In Can Put It Over Top Before Sunday Altho almost a thousand dollars higher than the amount recorded Thursday the On to Flint fund being raised to send the Mohawk state championship band to the na tional contest in Michigan May 22 23 and 24 Friday afternoon lacked almost a thousand dollars of the ob jective 53750 This goal it is explained by per e almost before the ink on his paper was dry Parents of the high school musi cians already at considerable ex pense in connection with the train ing of their youngsters the purchase of instruments and trips previously made have come to the support of the campaign in admirable spirit No Solicitation Whatever Attention will be directed to the project at the big reception for tho high school music organizations in the high school auditorium Friday nght However there will be no sons charged with laying plans for i citation whatsoever the rule bein the trip is the absolute minimum I Plat thc necessary funds be raised and is dependent upon obtaining certain rate concessions railroads Unless the from the 53750 is reached there canbe no trip to the Michigan city and the probabilities are strong that more will be needed 51000 perhaps Yellaml and Hancs First The first contributor to the fund even ahead of the GlobeGazette which was solisted Thursday was in a purelyvoluntary way and with out pressure This reception was originally planned for the armory but it was changed to the high school auditor ium when it was learned that the armory was not available Much of tha program will be given by high school prize winners beginning with a half hour concert by the band Hope was expressed Friday after noon that the campaign might be 11 tm unjoin n uic lelland Hanes company This brot to a successful finish Saturday company had previouslv established whn previously established itself in the friendship of the musi cal organizations of the high school by providing a treat1 for all of passengers on the special train which made thc trip to Iowa Cilv last week providing those who have expressed a wish to contribute act promptly Letters containing checks may be RESIDENT Take Stores Beer R tf Making Stock IFI iremen Called on to CHICAGO May 9 S75 000 stock of beer and liquur malting parapncrnalia of the Grein ami Pahls store on West Madison all eel i i was held today in a government j storehouse awaiting action by a I federal court Prohibition agents yesterday ralli ed the store one of the largest of UH kind in the country undera su premc court decision upholding the i right of the government to seize equipment designed for the illegal manufacture of alcoholic bever ages Tlie prohibition men took Foreigners Order e Evacuate Sholapur by British DOONA India May 9 One i hundred and fifty European wo men and children arrived here today terror on their faces from Sholapur which they left yesterday as Ihreei Mohammedan policemen hops bottles caps capping were being burned lo death by an I chines syrups siphons nnd angry mob of Indians They said the three pplicemcn all Mohammedans were captured by the mob and bound together Their uniforms were then soaked with kerosene nnd set afire The outrage took place near the sessions court building which was also burned by the mob which had begun its dern onstration in behalf of the civil dis obedience campaign and in protest j of the arrest of Mahalma Gandhi malt IlKl other mpplies usable in brewing and dis tilling They did not disturb ii slock j of novelties also carried in the store ONEMANDEM The refugees carried with them j what they could anatch from their i houses after thc evacuation order 1 Turii to 5 Column REPO CHINESE KILLED Bandits Take 4 Days to Wipe Town and Inhab itants Off Earth SHANGHAI May 9 Cli maxing Chinas unparalleled ban ditry in recent months 15000 Chi nese of Yungyang Honan province were killed April 23 saicl unverified dispatches appearing today in Chi nese newspapers The dispatches said the looting burning and killing lasted four days The outlaws kidnaped 500 of the townspeople holding them tor ransom The town was obliterated noth ing being left but burned ruins This said the dispatches explained the delay in the carnage becoming known TWO BREAK JAIL AT EMMETSBURG Byron Green Art Steele Pry Door From Cage in Palo AltoBastile EMMETSBURG May Green serving time on a three months jail sentence and facing prosecution in a hijacking affair at Holstem escaped last from the Palo Alto county jail The escape was made by prying off the i door to the cage in the jail after which an escape was made thru a window Art Steele Estherville another occupant of the jail who was facing a penitentiary sentence for jail breaking also was absent when a checkup was made this morning Boyd Green 14 Byron Greens brother also involved in the hijack ing at Holstein in absent it ia be lieved that he aided the other two in their escape and probably accom panied them They are believed to have left in an automobile Green confessed Thursday tb hav ing participated in the hijacking of about 185 gallons of alcohol from a dealer at Holstein His parole on a three months sentence imposed for bootlegging was revoked by Judge F C Davidson and be was returned to the county jail Boyd Green was scheduled for an appearance in the juvenile court today mailed to the Mohawk Band Editor GlobeGazette Tho List to Uute The list as compiled up to the 2 was given omclal explanations of Two organizations the American oclock Friday afternoon was as folj evacuation said that the author Legion and the Lions welfare com lows mittee were among the first donors and their contributions were sub stantial aids in thc days growth of the fund wish to show our apprecia tion of the loyal support we have had on the publication of Whos Who In Mason City J w Irons Student Activity Fund 51750 Yelland Hanes sn GlobeGazette 100 American Legion ion Ljons Welfare committee 105 Dr J Eglojff IQO Johri Mills I i Sam Raizes ities wished to leave the police free j to deal with the disturbances if any j should occur today or Saturday being the Moslem feast day Bakrid The bungalows oc cupied by the foreigners are all situated in open places and require Nebr Resident Killed and Several Others Injured HASTINGS Nebr May 0 windstorm of torntulic fury Hustings last nightOne man was killed several were injured slightly and thc property damage may total 5100000 chairman of the Lions club com T mittee stated in the letter accom1 iuy panying the check for money was raised for educatibnal purposes and we can see no better CurrieVan Ness Decker M Franchere strongguards over each for protecj John P Walters was working In tion thus depleting the police forces a small shed The wind lifted it Estimates on the dead varied OfI flor foundation mid hurled il ficially it was said that about 12 feclWalters was thrown to the streets surrounding the building Brothers place to invest J105 of this particu lar fund We are glad to assist in this worthy cause S85 for Each Musician It is figured that the cost for each individual on the trip lo Flint will be approximately Thus Y both the Lions club and the Amerii Dr C B Ticc can Legiorj will be handling evj Earl Smith penses for three boys and girls Abel Son The first contribution based on A L Sherin the GlobeGazettes announcement i R W Willis of the campaign Thursday afterj Dr C F Starr F G Duffield Arthur Pickford Carl Grupp Ray Prusia Harry Marston Toe Daniels A Wcstfall Ray Sency were killed Otlier estimates gave f the native dead as high as 2f and the police dead as high as seven Many of those aboard the refugee train thot the casualties must run Hold Back Angry Crowd BULLIOTIX SHKIIMAN TIVIIS MHV 9 TBVIIS ruugors and Uniy son roiinly piacc officers used tear bombs loilny lo drive back iiml dispense n crowd of hun dreds of men inlcnl upon lynch ing Oiortrci HiiKJuN 41 Negro with criminally attack ing n while wouiiiit At 1 p MI tin officers bnlicviil ilungur of juob action uis mor unless rcnouTd whm llin Pvogro WHS moved lo another juil Itiler May 9 tVi Texas rangers and Grayaon county officers at Sherman today were fighting1 one of the greatest crowds ever gathered in this county bent on lynching George Hughes Negro charged with criminal as sault said reports reaching here The crowd grew rapidly after thfi Negro was brot to the courtroom The riingers wero on duty nn or ders of Gov Dan Moody Hughes was arrested a Few hours after m attack on a young white I woman near Sherman last Satur day He wia arraigned yesterday oiul pleadedguilty Haulers Surround Aa rangers surrounded the Negro in the courtroom where he was to have been Iried today county of ficers uritl Sherman firemen were righting the crowds that ovqrrnn the courthouse corridor lawn and DICN1SON Texas To 25 2 50 10 10 much higher Abotlt 100 persons were said to have been wounded Every member of the Sholapur police force was injured either by stones sticks or knives Tho district magistrate was struck in thc neck by a atone and a police sergeant Turn In IaRi T Column Auto Crash Victims noon was from John Mills janitor in the M B A building himself a Pfaff Baking Co Amount Raised 7fi i musican of parts He had tele Balance Required smoo AUGUSTVOGEL IS ELECTROCUTED LIQUOR AIRWAY IS DISCOVERED Leaves Note Disclaiming His Roundtrip a Day From Chi IOWAN TRIES TO SHOOT OFFICERS THEN KILLS SELF CARROLL May D a shotgun on himself after an un successful attempt to shoot two po licement John WeitI 40 committed suicide last night WeitI had been released at noon from the custody of county officers who had been holding him for ob servation for several days He is reported to have had sev eral arguments with his wife in the afternoon and Mrs WeitI went to the police station for assistance As officers approached Weill fired a shot which passed thru the tunic and vest of Patrolman Art Schachtner but failed to injure him It narrowly missed Night Marshal Wnrren Clark WeitI then shot him self An irfqucst was scheduled for this afternoon with Fred Miller justice of the peace actinc as coroner Hinze Spencer Man Named in HiJacking Affair at Holstein i I SPENCER May Hinze sought in connection Vith 1 the Byron Green hijacking case I at Holstein in which Green and his i brother Boyd 14 are said to have stolen 385 gallons of liquor i is n local resident j He was released on bonds of I 000 a few wetilcs ago at Cherokee after indictment in the Quimby bank robbery case The Cherokee grand jury released the indirtiveil after the county attorney failcc to Cind sufficient evidence againsl Hihze to prosecute Green brothers nrj being held in Einmetsburg The pnrole j from a threemonths jail sentence i held by Byron Green was revoked I yesterday by Judge F CDavidson Title of Whim Slayer CHICAGO May 9 Vogcl 27 was electrocuted early today for the murder of Lyle Per renoud He left a mothers day telegram to be sent his mother who cannot read and thinks her son is in jail only for violation of a parole In a last minute confession Vogel denied he had been a whim slay I lied when I said this killing was the result df gin and anger I deliberately planned a robbery I was watching for anyone worth robbing I had a revolver and aii automatic I know how to handle revolvers but this was the first time I ever handled an automatic As 1 pressed it against the man and told him to put his hands up the gun ex ploded altho shoot I didnt mean cago to Canada Re vealed Recov ermg Peters Received Broken Leg HAMPTON May G Morse nnd F C Gaylord Mason City nuto crash victims in the local hospital are recovering consistently accordj ing to attending physicians this morning Mr Morse is recovering from a fractured skull and Mr Gay lord from a concussion of the brain street nnd killed The storm vliile i dedicatory ceremony waa taking place in the city auditorium A tree was blown against the siae wall causing one section of it to collapse and the 3000 persons pres ent were in a state of alarm A band playing continuously for half an hour while the wind roared did much to prevent a panic Many buildings were blown down or demolished The Missouri Pacific railroad station and the two story factory of the Dubos Manufacturing company were among the structures destroyed Leroy York and Harvard were other Nebraska towns reporting damage from severe wind and hail storms Annual Aviation Day to Be Held in Ames AMES May UP today took precedence over other in terests of Ames citizens as prepar ations were completed for the an nual American Legion air shmv Tear gas bombs were used freely by officers to drive buck the mob No attempt was made to harm the Negro when he appeared in court yesterday altlio there had been threats of violence Following hia arrest a crowd gathered outside the jail but dispersed after it was convinced by officers that the Ne gro was not in thc building At p in the crowd rushed for the Negro and officers who had exhausted their supply of tear bombs hurried thn prisoner into a vault in the district clerks office and placed a heavy cordon of offi cers around it Crowd Driven From Building Otlier officers went after a new 1 supply of tear bombs and a call for aid was sent to all north Texas sheriffH officers A detachment of officers were hurried from here to the scene Grnyson patched a county officers dis inessage to Governor Conrad Peters and C F Stpftca which will open tomorrow une said today a whisky airway whose high speed planes have dropped more than a million dollars worth of Canadian liquor into Chi cago territory in the last eight months baa been uncovered by fed eral prohibition agents Ralph Capone brother of the bet ter known Al promised thru his counsel to appear today at thc fed eral building where he was to be questioned concerning his knowl edge of thc air smuggling Caponea two night clubs the Cot ton club and the Greyhound Inn both in Cicero were raided early yesterday by federal agents but the investigation into smuggling of whisky by air has been going on several months The purpose of the raids waa explained as a move to Perrenoud was killed in an argil Bci s many aH possible of the Ca tnent that followed a minor collii Pone mcn under bond sion between his car and one driv The Tribune understands that two en by Vogcl planes one a trimotored cabin plane valued at SGOOOO the other it smaller machine have been used in the traffic Round trips between Windsor Ont and Chicago were made six days a week and the Minneapolis who were with F C I Scott Minneapolis attorney who killed in n wreck south of Rockwell yesterday arc recovering CHICAGO May 9 rapidly Mr Peters is suffering from Moody asking that national guards men be sent immediately At 1 20 p in the officers suc ceeded in forcing the crowd from the courthouse Only tnnrbombs were used in expelling the mob Algona Boy Elected to Honorary Society j ALGONA May Fraser Jr has been pledged to the Ames chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon national honorary mathematics fraternity He ia the first sophomore to be in itiated in many years Most candi dates are faculty members or juniors and seniors I smuggling is said to have been grand jury going on since last August Curwood Son of Late Novelist Is Injured OWOSSO Mich May 9 James Oliver Curwood 9 son t the late novelist was in Memorial hospital today probably fatally In jured as the result of an airplane loon tossed in the air by Ralph crash last night as he was attempt Beggs of DCS Moincs was found hv ing a landing joc Coleman near the home of his Young Curwood suffered a brok parents here A slip of paper re en neck and a fractured skull vealcd the identity of the sender Curwoods ship crashed from a a broken leg CASlENTRlAl TO OPEN SOON Decorah Parents Accused of Murdering Daughter Facing Trial DECORAH1 May Wednesday has been set as Uic date of trial for Mr and Mrs Wal ter Caslcn accused of poisoning their daughter Romcldu 11 Thr girl was found dead in the homo last November v Investigations showedthai ttoutli had been caused by poison iix packages of whicli were discovered by the sheriff in searching the Cas ten farm A 55000 insurance policy taken out for the girl a Tew months previous to her tenth was used uy the state in evidence given the At the siimc time the second Iowa Areonautlcs conference opened u Iowa State college and the Ames Chamber of Commerce completed nn intensive drive for nir nmil The air show will include atunts and contests and will be held I inary kind without taking all at the airport south of Ye city pins out Silicon More than 50 planes arc expected to participate And it is possible that Mr Hoover is mistaken about Unit hair shirt after nil Our guess is that he thot leftsly put on a new one of tin ord Halloon Traveled CLARE FV Woman Moving ricture Director Succumbs height of 50 feet after one of its Prohibition would be more of a iivrttiuivitJII WUU IU Ut IJIIJI t Ur H wmgi struck a tree Two passengj success if every dry who indorsed era Hugh Pale 21 and Miss Deal it would only us rice Pine 20 were injured Laiitavlllc Times LOS ANGELES May 9 Julia Crawford Ivera retired accn ario writer director and production aupervisnr for moving picture films died yesterday Mrs Ivers wan the ic it second woman to become u film I director in Hollywood I Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May Did you read that Beverly Hills census For the past year or so every little buffalo wallow I hut was afflicted with a Cham ber of Com m e r c c h i n claimed h a t they Uas I tic fastest growing town in the U S From liM prolific K o u 1 h I of which I h a p p c n e if to have been onei WILL ROUKKS in U120 we now have 11 gain of 2500 per cent and nni a grave yard in the town and the jail is empty nnd incidentally I never was able to get in this cenHus I used every known in fluence but they never came tti see us There must have been thousands of others here just an unimnorlant so if they had jfot ton all of us why we would have been bigger than New York Yours WILL ROGERS IOWA WEATHER Mostly unsettled Friday night and Saturday Probably nrcn Hlnnul Khowcrt or thunder storms Cooler LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday mnrir 1111X111111111 Thursday 72 Minimum In ofl At H A M Friday li1 Knlnfall US of an Inch Mays precipitation total was cutset lei more than two inches by the US of an inch which ocurreil during the early morning Friday The sun was shining brightly Friday forenoon and the mercury was doing a rapid ascnnt ;